In 1952, Severance Hospital opened the first physiotherapy clinic in Finland and in 1987 founded the Severance Rehabilitation Clinic, as the only rehabilitation hospital in Korea’s medical schools. Since then, the clinic has played a leading role in rehabilitation in Korea.
Upon completion of the reconstruction of the clinic in April 2011, the rehabilitation clinic “Severance” became the Center of Excellence. The clinic plays a leading role in rehabilitation therapy.
The clinic uses the latest medical technologies and systems, the clinic serves patients who need rehabilitation treatment, educates and educates professional rehabilitation therapists and provides quality world-class treatment. Based on its strong reputation in Korea, the Rehabilitation Clinic aims to become the top rehabilitation center in the world.
In 1992, Severance Rehabilitation Clinic set up an Association of Disabled People with Spinal Cord Injury to help patients suffering from paralysis in the lower back and acroparalysis caused by traffic accidents, industrial accidents or diseases.
In July 2003, the clinic established the Association for the Support of Rehabilitation Hospitals of the University of Yonsei, which provides assistance to patients with cerebral stroke and cerebral palsy. The main goal of the association is to help people with disabilities to rehabilitate themselves and return to society.