Physiotherapy and rehabilitation in Lugano and Canton Ticino
Your journey begins with Fisiolab Paradiso

Fisiolab Paradiso, with its range of specialized services, represents a benchmark for those seeking a quality rehabilitation pathway. Thanks to a team of experienced professionals and state-of-the-art equipment, each patient is welcomed with a personalized approach, ensuring targeted and effective treatments. Relying on Fisiolab Paradiso means being assured of a recovery guided by expert hands, with the goal of regaining well-being and mobility in the shortest possible time. 

01Orthopedic rehabilitation
in Lugano

Orthopedic rehabilitation is a key element in the recovery journey of a patient who has undergone trauma or surgery involving the musculoskeletal system. This form of rehabilitation aims to reduce pain, improve joint mobility, and strengthen muscles so that the patient can return to full function. The course of treatment can vary depending on the severity of the injury, but often includes specific exercises, manual therapies, electromedical treatments , and the use of specialized equipment. The role of the physical therapist is essential, as he or she guides the patient through individualized exercises, ensuring that they are performed correctly and monitoring progress. The multidisciplinary approach, involving physicians, therapists and sometimes psychologists, ensures a complete recovery, taking into consideration not only the physical but also the psychological aspect of the patient. Ultimately, orthopedic rehabilitation is the key to an active and healthy return to life. 

02Sports rehabilitation
in Lugano

Sports rehabilitation is a specialized field of physical therapy focused on the treatment and prevention of activity-related injuries. Every athlete, from professional to amateur, may have specific needs in terms of recovery and return to the field. The sports rehabilitation process aims to restore the athlete's optimal function, enabling him or her to return to activity in the shortest possible time and preventing future relapses. This type of rehabilitation is not limited to simple post-injury recovery, but also embraces prevention through targeted training programs, technique improvement and posture correction. The sports physical therapist works closely with the athlete, constantly monitoring progress and tailoring the rehabilitation program to specific needs. The key to success in this field is the combination of scientific knowledge, practical experience and a deep understanding of the athlete's individual needs. Sports rehabilitation is therefore essential to ensure top performance and longevity in physical activity.

03Cardio-respiratory rehabilitation
in Lugano

Cardio-respiratory rehabilitation is a therapeutic intervention aimed at improving the functional capacity and quality of life of patients with cardiovascular or pulmonary diseases. The heart and lungs are vital organs that, when impaired, can significantly limit daily activities. This rehabilitation program combines physical exercises, health education, and psychosocial interventions. The main goal is to enhance exercise capacity and exercise tolerance, thereby optimizing heart and lung function. Supervision by specialists, including cardiologists, physical therapists, and pulmonologists, is essential to ensure a safe and effective course. Exercises are tailored to the patient's needs and abilities and are progressively adapted according to progress. In addition to physical training, education on good lifestyle habits and psychological support are crucial. Cardio-respiratory rehabilitation is, therefore, a pillar in the path of recovery and prevention of further complications

04Physical therapies
in Lugano

Physical therapies are fundamental tools in the field of physical therapy, helping to treat and prevent various musculoskeletal and neurological conditions. These therapies use physical agents such as heat, cold, electricity, and ultrasound to stimulate tissue healing and reduce pain. A common example is thermotherapy, which uses heat to increase circulation, reduce muscle spasms, and relieve pain. In contrast, cryotherapy uses cold to reduce inflammation and edema.

Electrical therapy, such as TENS (transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation), is used to modulate pain, while ultrasound can accelerate the healing process at the cellular level. Each modality has specific indications and contraindications and must be used with precision. The choice of appropriate physical therapy is based on a thorough assessment of the patient and the expertise of the physical therapist, ensuring safe and effective interventions.

05Pelvic floor rehabilitation
in Lugano

Pelvic floor rehabilitation is essential for men and women. For pregnant women, targeted exercises can relieve the additional weight in the pelvic area and, in addition, the muscles will be ready for the time of delivery. In addition, in the postpartum period, any subsequent issues such as diastasis of the rectus abdominis muscles and/or scarring due to cesarean delivery are evaluated. For women, in general, specific treatment can improve the symptomatology of common chronic pain issues such as endometriosis, vulvodynia, and painful menstruation. For both women and men, a personalized program of contraction exercises, in case of weakness, and relaxation, in case of overactivation, of the pelvic musculature can prevent and treat common problems such as urinaryincontinence, fecal incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse. For both sexes, pelvic floor problems can lead to sexual dysfunction, which, with careful evaluation and specific treatment, can be taken care of. In addition, awareness of proper posture and pelvic floor involvement during daily physical activity is essential for the prevention of any subsequent disorders.

06Postural assessment
in Lugano

Postural rehabilitation in physical therapy is critical to improving the patient's overall health and well-being. A crucial element of this process is the incorporation of targeted motor exercises to strengthen the core and improve diaphragmatic breathing. The core, composed of the abdominal, lumbar and pelvic muscles, plays a key role in maintaining body stability and alignment. Through specific exercises, one can improve posture, reduce the risk of injury and increase physical endurance. In addition, training proper diaphragmatic breathing is essential to optimize airflow and improve respiratory efficiency. Through controlled breathing techniques and relaxation exercises, one can promote muscle relaxation, reduce stress, and improve overall lung function. Integrating core motor exercises and diaphragmatic breathing into postural rehabilitation promotes significant improvement in the patient's physical health and overall well-being.

07Neurological rehabilitation
in Lugano

Neurological rehabilitation is a therapeutic process aimed at improving function, reducing symptoms, and enhancing well-being for people with injuries or diseases of the nervous system. After events such as a stroke, head injury, or diagnosis of degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or multiple sclerosis, the individual may experience limitations in daily activities. This rehabilitation pathway combines physical, occupational, and speech therapies aimed at optimizing residual motor and cognitive function.   

The approach is multidisciplinary: neurologists, physical therapists, speech therapists and other professionals work together to create individualized plans. A crucial aspect is neuroplastic adaptation, the brain's ability to reform and restructure neural connections in response to experience. Through targeted exercises and specific therapies, neurological rehabilitation helps patients regain independence, improving their quality of life and supporting their reintegration into society.