The Sint Maartenskliniek in Nijmegen, Woerden and Boxmeer is a hospital that specialises in posture and movement, and the control of these. It has three basic specialities: orthopaedics, rheumatology and rehabilitation techniques. There are over 300 beds, 400 places for outpatient treatment and an extensive outpatients’ clinic. The clinic has its own department for scientific research. The research results are used to develop new treatment methods. In its field, the Sint Maartenskliniek is therefore among the leading institutions in the Netherlands and in Europe. Because of the expertise available to it, the clinic also fulfils the role of a teaching hospital.