Rehabilitation and Therapy
Most services require a doctor's referral. Physiotherapy and occupational therapy are free of charge for children and youth under 18 years old.
Health promoting guidance and counselling without doctor's referral and pre-arranged appointments is available in Kuopio Well-being Kiosk in shopping centre Apaja (below the Kuopio market place) and in Nilsiä Well-being Kiosk (at Nilsiä health centre). Up-to-date opening hours available at Finnish pages (Kuopio/Nilsiä)
Physiotherapy promotes and supports individual’s functional abilities. The aim is to support independent management of mobility and daily functions of persons who have difficulties with coping in daily life due to a disease or disability.
Functional therapy promotes and supports individual’s meaningful activities. The aim is to support persons who have difficulties with coping in daily life due to a disease or disability.
Solutions for everyday challenges are being thought of in occupational therapy together with the customer.
Speech therapy is rehabilitation of speech, tongue, communication, swallowing and voice. Forms of implementing speech therapy are examination, guidance, counselling, therapy and follow-up. A doctor’s referral is always needed for speech therapy.