News

Wednesday, 23 February, 2022
The aroma of chocolate has returned to the Institut Guttmann. One more afternoon, a chocolate workshop was held for hospitalized patients and their families as part of the scheduled Animation activities. The participants, who have also had the company of some of the hospital volunteers, have made a chocolate mask thanks to the instructions of Raul, the "Xocolater de Taradell" who has already...
Thursday, 17 February, 2022
A meeting was held yesterday with the associations and other members of the Institut Guttmann Social and Participation Council to present the institution’s 2022 Work Plan. At the beginning of the meeting, the presidency and vice-president were renewed; so Mr. Toni Vilá, will replace in the presidency to Mr. Pep Solé; and Mr. Anxo Queiruga will replace as Mr. Vice President to Albert Carbonell. In...
Thursday, 10 February, 2022
The journal Nature Medicine published an article this week with the results of a new treatment that opens the possibility for people with complete spinal cord injury to walk again. This study was carried out by the Lausanne Federal Polytechnic School and Lausanne Hospital and led by neuroscientist Grégoire Courtine and Dr. Jocelyne Bloch, performed on three patients aged 29, 32 and 41 who have...
Friday, 28 January, 2022
Stressful situations can occur in any professional environment but it is known that in the case of the kitchen it is a sector with a demanding rhythm and often excessive pressure. For this reason, the Culinary Institute of Barcelona (CIB) has established a collaboration agreement with the Institut Guttmann Foundation by which Guttmann Barcelona, ​​Institute of Brain Health and Neurorehabilitation...
Tuesday, 25 January, 2022
Recovering the ability to move the arm and hand, after an episode of brain damage, is one of the most important elements for the autonomy and training of the person for the activities of daily living. Advances in understanding the mechanisms responsible for motor control, robotics, non-invasive brain stimulation, peripheral neuromodulation techniques, and virtual reality, among others, open up new...
Thursday, 21 October, 2021
On October 15th, we celebrated World Pain Day at the Institut Guttmann, focused on Telemedicine, a methodology that is helping to detect, prevent and treat pain. Although this day is celebrated worldwide on October 17th, in order to guarantee the presence of attendees and to be able to communicate the message to everyone, it was decided to advance to Friday and it resulted in a successful...
Wednesday, 13 October, 2021
On November 17, the 33rd Technical Symposial of the Institut Guttmann will take place in face-to-face and online format, this year under the title "Covid-19 and Neurorehabilitation", where we will share the learning acquired in the treatment of Covid-19 patients, both in the acute phase and, especially, in the Post-Covid phase. Multisystemic involvement and serious vital compromise in the acute...
Monday, 19 July, 2021
Once again, the Institut Guttmann Foundation presents its ACTIVITY REPORT - Corporate Social Responsibility Report. The report, now for the year 2020, describes the most relevant events carried out by the organization during this year. 2020 was the first year of the new "Strategic Plan 2020-2025", a year absolutely influenced by the Covid-19 pandemic which forced the institution to change rapidly...
Tuesday, 1 June, 2021
This Saturday took place the presentation of Waterpolo adapted for everyone, with the first meeting held in the pools of the Club Natació Atlètic Barceloneta (CNAB). Patients and former patients of the Institut Guttmann with some experience in the water, participated in the practice of the sport together with volunteers, coaches and players of the teams of the CNAB, who wanted to share the...
Thursday, 20 May, 2021
The Institut Guttmann has been the entity chosen by the Salomon Spain team, led by marathon runner Pablo Villalobos, to receive the proceeds of the Strava Salomon Running Leage challenge. If you like to run, for 4 weeks, from May 17 to June 13, you can participate in the Salomon Running League, the first international competition in which athletes from 16 countries, whether running, wheelchair or...