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Therapy centre

In occupational therapy, we focus on your ability to act. It helps to improve your health and enhance your quality of life. It enables you to participate in the activities of daily life and in society. Our services include therapeutic programmes in the areas of hand therapy, orthopaedics, rheumatology, neurology, energy management (EMS) for fatigue, geriatrics and treatment of swallowing disorders after facio-oral tract therapy (F.O.T.T.) as well as functional dysphagia therapy (FDT).

Our occupational therapy services

Hand therapy / orthopaedics / rheumatology

  • Mobilisation, coordination and strength training
  • Customised fitting of static splints
  • Scar treatment
  • Oedema treatment
  • Pain treatment
  • Sensitivity training
  • Joint protection instructions
  • Aids counselling and fitting

Neurology

  • Functional therapy according to Bobath, Affolter, Perfetti
  • Cognitive training (training of perception, practical action planning, memory, concentration and orientation), partly on the computer,
  • concentration and orientation), partly on the computer
  • Aids counselling and adaptation
  • Training in skills relevant to everyday life and work (self-help training, household training)
  • Home assessment (aids, structural measures)
  • Transport training

Dysphagia therapy

Our F.O.T.T. and FDT treatments are suitable for improving your ability to swallow and therefore your quality of life:

  • Clinical assessment
  • Strengthening exercises for swallowing
  • Sensitivity training
  • Advice on aids and adaptations relating to eating
  • Dietary adjustments in collaboration with the nutritional counsellor
  • Myofacial release techniques
  • Sound waves/Novafon treatment

Energy management (EMS) for fatigue

  • Information, advice and behavioural adjustment through energy management training (EMS)
  • Self-management
  • Dealing with fatigue in everyday life
  • Energy management strategies

Geriatrics

  • Acute geriatric rehabilitation in the inpatient area of Zollikerberg Hospital


If you would like to contact us or register, please contact us in person, by telephone on +41 44 397 27 11 or by e-mail at ergo@therapie-zollikerberg.ch.

Person peels a mandarin with a kitchen glove

Part of hand therapy

We support the therapeutic measures in hand therapy with customised and adapted splints. We are also happy to support you by offering training for everyday and work-related skills.

Administrative information

Therapies are provided on medical prescription. The costs are covered by basic insurance, accident insurance or the IV. We also treat self-paying patients.

Prescription for outpatient nutritional counselling

Occupational therapy team

Portrait photo of Eva-Maria Bucher

Eva-Maria Bucher

Head of Occupational Therapy, Therapy Centre

Spital Zollikerberg
Therapie-Zentrum
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Portrait photo of Annalene Casty

Annalene Casty

Occupational therapist

Spital Zollikerberg
Therapie-Zentrum
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Portrait photo of Cornelia Eisner

Cornelia Eisner

Occupational therapist

Spital Zollikerberg
Therapie-Zentrum
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Portrait photo of Anja Fuchs

Anja Fuchs

Occupational therapist

Spital Zollikerberg
Therapie-Zentrum
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Portrait photo of Stefanie Kratochwille

Stefanie Kratochwille

Occupational therapist

Spital Zollikerberg
Therapie-Zentrum
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Portrait photo of Nadine Rader

Nadine Rader

Deputy Head of Occupational Therapy, Therapy Centre

Spital Zollikerberg
Therapie-Zentrum
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg

Portrait photo of Alexandra Wirth

Alexandra Wirth

Occupational therapist

Spital Zollikerberg
Therapie-Zentrum
Trichtenhauserstrasse 20
8125 Zollikerberg