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Young and paraplegic, their lesson in life

The TV programme 'Temps Présent' broadcasted by the RTS met four young people who were willing to tell their story.

Merrry Christmas and a Happy new Year 2019

At dawn of a brand new year, it is with great gratitude that we glance back at the past 19 years of activity in our Clinic.

Living with an amputation

The rehabilitation of amputees is one of the Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR)'s specialities. Canal 9 dedicated one of its health programmes « L’Antidote » to ths topic. A large part of this programme was produced in collaboration with the CRR.

The team CRR-Suva wins the 'course de Noël'

To celebrate the Suva's 100th anniversary, the Suva in Sion and the 'Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR)' joined forces to participate in the 50th edition of the 'course de Noël', in the « corporate » category.

Vertigo and balance deficiency centre in the Valais region

Resulting from a collaboration between the 'Hôpital du Valais' and the 'Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR)', the vertigo and balance deficiency centre is aimed at helping patients suffering from vertigo and/or balance problems. Since autumn 2018 this department offers service that did not...

Public conference regarding wheelchair handling

On Monday the 19th of November, at 17h, a conference regarding competences needed to handle a wheelchair is taking place at CRR.

Help given by those close by : exhibition at the CRR

On Monday the 29th of October, at the 'Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR)', the presentation of the book and exhibition « Aidants, aidés – Destins croisés » (Carers, cared - a destininy shared).

A doctor from the CRR rewarded

Since 2014, the 'Institut suisse pour la formation médicale postgraduée et continue (ISFM)' has launched a pilot-project aimed at rewarding competent trainers who shine by their commitment in developing postgraduate training. This year, Dr François Luthi, head of the physical rehabitation...

A sculpture, a symbol of hope

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, the Clinique romande de réadaptation answered in favour of a project concerning a kinetic sculpture proposed by the artist Pascal Bettex.

Rendez-vous at the Planète Santé exhibition

From the 4th to the 7th of October 2018 the 3rd edition of the Planète Santé exhibition takes place at Palexpo in Geneva.

Trail running : more and more, longer and longer

There are more and more trail running competitions and they are becoming more and more popular, but they are also getting longer and longer.

Which bike helmet shoulf we choose?

Wearing a bike helmet can decrease the amount of serious injuries and even save lives in case of accidents.

Concussion in sporting activities

Concussion not only affects elite athletes but also amateur sportsmen and women.

A lesson of courage

One year after his motorbike accident, the RTS met with Pascal Fumeaux, former head of the municipal police statin in Conthey.

And suddenly… everything is turned upside-down !

Life can sometimes be turned upside-down in just a couple of seconds. The Suva met 2 accident victims who tell us their story.

Public conference « Concussion injuries in sport »

This summer, the CRR is once again organising a public conference. The objective of this one is to raise awareness within the sporting world of a dangerous risk: concussion.

Sport during a heat-wave

It's the start of the summer months, the daily newspaper the Nouvelliste was interested in the problems encountered when doing sport during a heat-wave. What are the risks ? What precautions should be taken?

2017 : the year of « consolidation »

the past year has confirmed the great results of the previous year, with a level of bed occupation at the Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR) at 95.1%. In fact, the Clinic was host to 1'347 patients for a total of 50'328 hospitalisation days. Whatsmore, we also care for 7'400 out-patients.

The CRR at the World Cup in Russia 2018

The Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR) is pleased to count on, within its team, the Swiss National Football team's doctor.

A distinction for a former patient of the CRR

Madame Isabelle Henchoz's life has been scarred by a number of difficult events. In 2007, she fell victime to several tumours which took away the use of her legs.

Sport handicap : a special day at the CRR

On the 24th of May, the Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR) is hosting a day devoted to sport for people with some sort of physical disability.

100th anniversary, let's celebrate...

An official event bringing together our customers and partners, the press and the local authorities took place on Friday the 20th of April at the Clinique romande de réadaptation, to celebrate the biggest social insurance in Switzerland's 100th birthday.

The horsel, a therapist not quite like the others

A physiotherapy session given simultaneously by a physiotharapist and a horse? Well yes, it exists, especially at the Clinique romande de réadaptation.

He is fighting to return to a normal life

On the 18th of August 2017, Pascal Fumeaux's life see-saws in a couple of seconds. While on duty, the head of the municipal police in Conthey, was involved in a motorbike accident which results in him losing his left leg.

Theatre : "Le Prénom" played at the CRR

The troupe Zoo Théâtre, in which Dr Olivier Raccaud, a consulting doctor of the CRR, is a member, is playing on the 12th and 13th of April at 19h00 at the CRR.

Cycling 2.0

With the return of the nice weather and the rise in interest in cycling, we are proposing a conference on the topic of bikes on wednesday evening 28th of March.

Faith and rehabilitation

Each patient having suffered an accident has his own opinion as to how his condition is improving. His faith and/or beliefs can greatly influence the healing procedure. How?

Arkathon 2018 – innovation at the service of rehabilitation

The edition 2018 of Arkathon is taking place at the Clinique romande de réadaptation (CRR) from the 23rd to the 25th of March. This year, the fondation The Ark has joined the CRR and the Hôpital du Valais (HVS) and proposes finding solutions for various issues concerning rhabilitation (CRR) and...

«Ma ski accident taught me the values of life»

Following a ski accident which took place in 2008 his life was turned upside-down Jérémy Alther bears witness of his experience.

A successful re-integration into professional life

The programme Cosmopolis on Canal 9 launches a series of documentaries dedicated to the importance and possibilities of professional re-itegration. Through a series of individual portraits, the innovative programmes put in place by the Assurance Invalidité (AI) are presented.

Return home, mixed feelings of reflief and apprehension

After a long stay in rehabilitation, when the time comes to return home feelings can sometimes be contradictory between being relieved to get back to a familiar environment, but also a certain stress of leaving a safe and adapted one.
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