Extensive Outpatient Rehabilitation for Adults

A Multidiciplinary Approach to Rehabilitation

The Extensive Rehabilitation service for Adults provides a range of interventions like neuromotor, phoniatric, cognitive, speech and occupational therapy. Testing of orthopaedic supports and other devices as well as hydrotherapy are also offered. Upon admission the patient follows a 90 day rehabilitation program that is set up by the physician that performs the initial medical evaluation and shared with the multidisciplinary rehabilitation team for final approval.


Neuromotor Rehabilitation Techniques

  • Vodder Lymphatic drainage
  • Functional rehabilitation
  • Perfetti neuromotor rehabilitation
  • Kabath and Bobath neuromuscular rehabilitation
  • Mezieres and Spuchard postural rehabilitation
  • Respiratory rehabilitation
  • Muscular taping


Speech Therapy Techniques

  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication
  • MIT (Melodic Intonation Therapy)
  • P.A.C.E. (Promoting Aphasics Communicative Effectiveness)
  • Neuromotor taping
  • Techniques for slowing down speech
  • Relaxation techniques
  • Muscle recovery techniques
  • Behavioural techniques
  • Cognitive therapy for attention, memory and executive functions
  • Myofunctional therapy
  • Semantic based treatments
  • Visual exploration treatment for hemineglet
  • Multimodal training
  • Treatment for aphasia


Rehabilitation Technologies

  • BFB (biofeedback for neuromotor therapy)
  • Stationary cycle
  • Cogniplus
  • Electro-stimulation
  • Lontophoresis
  • Magnetotherapy
  • Mechanical lift-support
  • Standing
  • Treadmill
  • Tecar therapy
  • TENS
  • Ultrasound therapy
  • Vital-Stim

How to Access Extensive Outpatient Rehabilitation for Adults

To access the extensive rehabilitation treatment, a period not longer than 6 months has to have passed after discharge from the hospitalization or from onset of a disease or disabling disorder which requires a multidisciplinary treatment.

To start a rehabilitation treatment, a public prescription by a hospital physician, by the ASL of the patient or by the family medicine physician (on advice of a medical specialist) needs to be presented. The prescription must include: “Presa in carico riabilitativa in modalità estensiva per… [with indication of a specific diagnosis]”. The prescription must be presented at the Hospitalization Office of Santa Lucia Foundation. Subsequently, a first medical visit takes place and it is established if the patient meets the criteria for inclusion in the treatment, depending on the limits imposed by the National Health System (SSN).



Tel.   +39 06.5150.1422 / -1424 / -1425

Fax   +39 06.5032.097

Monday to Friday, 08:30 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:30; Saturday, 08:30 - 12:30


Where We Are

Fondazione Santa Lucia IRCCS

Via Ardeatina, 354 – 00179 Rome

Building U3 – Ground Floor


Extensive Outpatient Rehabilitation for Adults (not for Information and Admissions)

Tel. +39 06.5150.1498

Fax +39 06.5032.097

Monday to Friday, 08:00 - 20:00; Saturday 08:00 - 13:00