Strategically located in Glion sur Montreux, Clinique Valmont is nestled between Lake Geneva and the Swiss Alps. Set in a landscape of exceptional natural beauty, Clinique Valmont spares no effort in pursuing its primary goal: to restore your most valuable asset, your health.
Getting to the clinic is easy. The nearest airport is Geneva Cointrin Airport. From Montreux railway station, you can take a train towards Les Rochers de Naye and get off at Valmont Station. If you are arriving by car, take the Montreux exit from the A9 motorway and follow signs for Caux-Glion untill you get to the village of Glion, and then follow the signs for Clinique Valmont. The outdoor parking is at your disposal.
Clinique Valmont was founded in 1905 by Dr Henri-Auguste Widmer, a Swiss doctor who studied with Charcot in Paris and completely devoted himself to the study of digestive, nutritional and nervous disorders. For more than a century, the clinic has been providing care for patients in search of medical expertise in a quiet and peaceful environment. Today, the clinic specialises in neurological, orthopaedic and respiratory rehabilitation.
Clinique Valmont was acquired by the Swiss Medical Network in 2005 and and fully renovated whilst still retaining its former charm.
The clinic’s multidisciplinary team is composed of:
Areas of specialisation
Clinique Valmont provides excellent healthcare that ensures the highest possible standards of quality care for every patient. The team of health professionals sees the patients as individuals with unique needs, and this guarantees consistently high levels of success. Every patient has an individual journey, beginning with pre-evaluation and followed by treatment and aftercare, with the entire process complemented by holistic support.
Depending on the individual case, patients are admitted as inpatients or seen as outpatients. Following an assessment, various exercises are used to help patients regain cognitive abilities, speech, mobility, sensibility, dexterity and strength.
Neurological rehabilitation programs are designed to restore the main motor and cognitive faculties for everyday living and to reduce the impact of disabilities. Structured programs are developed for each type of condition and are adapted to the individual.
Diseases that patients present with for diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation are:
Orthopaedic rehabilitation involves patients suffering from degenerative or inflammatory diseases of the bones, joints and spinal column. It is also used following fractures with or without the insertion of prosthetic implants.
The main pathologies treated are:
The clinic’s physical therapists are experts who provide personalized treatments to help patients improve their strength, coordination, mobility, balance and flexibility. Valmont combines the best techniques and treatments with evidence-based practice to help patients recover from surgery or sports injuries.
Rehabilitation specialists work closely with orthopaedic surgeons and rheumatologists to provide expert care and support to enable patients to rebuild their strength and return to doing the things they love.
Respiratory rehabilitation is an important step for patients who have been affected by the coronavirus.
While the majority of patients have no after-effects from COVID-19, some of them suffering from pre-existing conditions or age-related vulnerability need a targeted therapeutic program.
Actually, a pulmonary deconditioning can appear, or even persist, after a hospitalisation in an intensive care unit, with or without respiratory assistance (oxygen therapy), linked to the treatment of COVID-19.
Facts & figures
Clinique Valmont provides luxurious accommodation with modern facilities, featuring a variety of spacious rooms and suites with modern amenities and upscale comforts in a cosy and relaxing environment. The clinic has over 120 employees, who are dedicated to providing high-quality healthcare for patients at Valmont. All rooms come with the following services:
The clinic’s technical facilities cover 1500 m² and are equipped with innovative training equipment to aid with the recovery of motor and cognitive functions.
Clinique Valmont has a large heated indoor therapy pool for physiotherapy and adapted physical activity sessions, as well as a wellness area, consisting of a sauna, hammam, tropical showers and a beauty salon.