Sjálfsbjörg the National Federation of Physically Disabled People in Akureyri has offered physiotherapy for since 1970 and occupational therapy from 2004. The federation employs 14 physiotherapists and 2 occupational therapists. The rehabilitation center is open all business days from 8:00 to 15:30.
If you believe you have a need for treatment from a physiotherapist or an occupational therapist you need a referral from a doctor. The duration of treatment depends on the circumstances and is up to both the patient and the therapist. At the end of the treatment process the physio- and/or occupational therapist sends the referring doctor a report on the treatment methods and their effectiveness.