Safe healthcare for patients and staff at Rugpoli Hofstad with regard to the Corona virus

Rugpoli Hofstad has implemented additional measures to prevent teh spread of the Corona virus.

Patients with flu symptoms, coughing sneezing or fever are asked not to come.

WIthin Rugpoli Hofstad, we ask you to keep 1.5 meters distance between yourself and others and also to wear a face mask. Rugpoli Hofstad accomodates the 1.5 meters distance. We ask you to come alone. If this is not possible and you have a person accompanying you, we ask them to wait in the car and not to take a seat in the waiting room.

In our clinic we follow the guidelines as drawn up by the RIVM, this ensures safe healthcare in times of the Corona virus. Rugpoli Hofstad provides, in accordance with national policy as drawn up by the ministery of Health, Welfare and Sports, her usual medical care to its patients. When making an appointment, the urgency of care is estemated and an appointment is planned based on that information.

To ensure your safety and that of staff we follow the national guidelines regarding home quarantine. Therefore we urgently ask that you do not come to Rugpoli Hofstad during the quarantine period.

Managing board

Subject: Relocation and new name of Medisch BackNeck Centrum to Rugpoli Hofstad, Scheveningseweg 13, 2517 KS The Hague

The Medisch BackNeck Center, specialist in the area of ‚Äč‚Äčcomplaints of the posture and locomotor apparatus, will be transferred to Rugpoli Hofstad March 1st 2020. The care remains, as you are used to, fast, effective and professional.

The medical team will also remain the same for you, only at a different address with a different name. Within the center in The Hague, only (ortho) manual treatments within the Musculoskeletal Medicine (MSK) and musculoskeletal motion research based on McKenzie are performed. If your symptoms are persistent and do not diminish quickly enough, then it is possible to get neurological, rheumatological or anaesthesiological diagnosis and care (with MRI if necessary) within Rugpoli Randstad (Hoofddorp).

With which complaints / problems can you contact us:

  • Back and neck problems:
    • acute or long term
    • post-operative residual complaints
    • radiating complaints in arm or leg
    • work related complaints
    • stenosis
    • osteoporotic collapsed fractures
  • Headaches
  • Joints complaints (e.g. shoulder, RSI and hip)
  • Post-accident complaints, including whiplash.

We are looking forward to welcome you at our new location from the first of March 2020 at the Scheveningseweg 13 in The Hague.


Best regards,

Dick de Haan
Orthomanual/musculoskeletal doctor