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At Joana Sanches Saúde, the evaluation and treatment process for each patient is based on a global and personalised approach. This method includes periods of observation, assessment and intervention. More than rehabilitating, we aim to improve the quality of life of our patients.

Body and soul care.

At Joana Sanches Saúde, your treatment in physiotherapy starts with a deep and comprehensive evaluation to determine a personalized intervention plan with adequate solutions to each patient's need. The treatment is exclusive and personalized. An integrated approach is used by combining a variety of manual therapeutic techniques with the most recent technologies. Physiotherapy treatments are suitable for children, teenagers, adults and the elderly. All treatments are carried out by specialized physiotherapists in prenatal and postpartum care, women’s and men’s health, neurology, sports injuries, postoperative care and geriatrics.

  • Neurological Rehabilitation
  • Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation
  • Vestibular Rehabilitation
  • Paediatric Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory Kinesiotherapy
  • Lymphatic drainage

Knowing how to live is an exact science

Osteopathy is a fast and efficient therapy in the treatment of acute and chronic pain, and it is a suitable treatment at any age. Very specific principles guide the osteopathic treatments, which include an ample variety of manual mobilization and manipulation techniques. These techniques are effective in the treatment of several clinical conditions, such as:

  • Temporomandibular joint disorders
  • Sprains
  • Tendonitis
  • Headaches
  • Sciatic pain
  • Neck, back and lower back pain
  • Digestive issues and constipation

Physical and emotional wellness

At Joana Sanches Saúde, the psychotherapy sessions provide a safe space for sharing, reflecting and communicating what the patient is feeling and experiencing. The aim of the treatment is to relieve symptoms and emotional distress in its many expressions. This allows patients to achieve awareness of the causes of their issues and to minimize their consequences, helping to promote changes that increase the quality of the relationship with themselves, others and the world.

Psychology for teenagers and adults:

  • Depression
  • Phobias and Other Anxiety Disorders
  • Emotional or Behavioural Problems
  • Adjustment to Painful Life Events (Grief, Sickness, Moving to A New House and Separations)
  • Family or Couple Relationship Issues
  • Sexuality-related issues
  • Problems related to videogames addiction

Child Psychology:

  • Depression in Childhood
  • Phobias and Other Anxiety Disorders
  • Oppositional Defiant Disorder
  • Hyperactivity Disorder with Attention Deficit
  • Dyslexia and Other Learning Difficulties

Ancient therapies and modern technologies.

Traditional Chinese Medicine dates back thousands of years and is nowadays considered a current and modern system in the provision of primary health care by WHO (World Health Organisation). Traditional Chinese Medicine features a holistic approach to the dynamic functions of the human body and their interaction processes with the environment, focusing as much on disease prevention as on treatment.At Joana Sanches Saúde we try to highlight the importance of a comprehensive approach and focus on an Integrated Medicine vision. The clinical centre features a full integration with conventional medicine aimed at providing rapid and effective results through the analysis of exams and tests, as well as clinical symptoms. Treatments are unique and customized to each patient.

  • Acupuncture
  • Moxibustion
  • Suction Cup Therapy
  • Massage Therapy (Tui Na)
  • Reflexology
  • Herbal Medicine
  • Dietetics

Custom sessions to find your lost balance.

At Joana Sanches Saúde, you will find personalized Clinical Pilates sessions, adapted to your individuality and needs. The physiotherapist will conduct an initial evaluation of the local and global muscular function, preparing a Pilates program specific to your needs.Our Pilates classes are carried out with a limited number of people (maximum 3), allowing the physiotherapist to be up close and personal with each participant, guiding and correcting the individual positions throughout the session.Pilates uses your own body weight and the force of gravity in balanced exercises focused on strength, flexibility and stability.It improves posture while elongating and toning the muscles. Pilates focuses on the body and mind, allowing for a global reduction of stress and improving the physical condition and emotional well-being of the patient.

  • Group Clinical Pilates
  • Individual Clinical Pilates
  • Postural Sessions
  • Global Posture Re-education
  • Body Aesthetics

Healthy living as a family value.

At Joana Sanches Saúde, we consider it a privilege to assist in your baby's development, both before and after birth. We share your enthusiasm, seeing our relationship with each patient as a special partnership.Our attentive, compassionate and professional staff provides comprehensive health care, focused on women and their families' health, during all stages of their lives. The services are provided by specialized health professionals in a comfortable, dedicated and exclusive environment.At Joana Sanches Saúde, we promote the creation of healthy lifestyles. Our goal is for you and your family to always feel happy and comfortable throughout life.

  • Respiratory Physiotherapy in Children
  • Obstetric and Paediatric Chinese Medicine
  • Modification of Neurological Development
  • Psychological Support
  • Postpartum Depression
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Pelvic Pain

Unique strategies to combat stress.

At Joana Sanches Saúde we believe that taking care of your body should be at the top of your priorities. We aim to provide a healthy experience in relaxation, vitality and wellness, assisted by a professional and dedicated team.Through a synergy of diagnostics and therapies, appropriate massages and meditation, Joana Sanches Saúde promotes a deep understanding of the causes of imbalances and offers individualized strategies to improve your health and wellness.To relieve the stress of everyday life, we aim to offer an integrated experience in relaxation, revitalization and rejuvenation, with a wide range of wellness treatments.

  • Relaxation Massage
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Tui Na Massage
  • Lymphatic drainage
  • Suction Cup Therapy
  • Reflexology
  • Meditation

We bring the clinical centre to you.

At Joana Sanches Saúde, all house visits are carried out by the clinical centre's team of professionals. Subject to availability, one of our skilled therapists will be at your home on the same day you requested assistance. All sessions are available in the greater Lisbon area and include the possibility of visits to private houses, workplaces, hotels, nursing homes, schools/colleges, day care centres or other institutions, provided the clinical visit is authorized by the location in question and duly accepted by all parties. Our health professionals are attentive, available, punctual, friendly and possess advanced technical knowledge in different specialties.

  • Physiotherapy
  • Osteopathy
  • Clinical Pilates
  • Chinese Medicine
  • Massage