Neurological Physio

Neurological Physio

Neurological conditions are not only disabling but are long-term in their nature and sadly they are often progressive. Without Physiotherapy these conditions often worsen and secondary problems can exaggerate the condition.

Read our FAQ’s about Neurological Physiotherapy

New schools of thought recognise that brain healing and physical improvements take place long after the initial onset or incident. “Neuro-plasticity” is the term used to describe the re-organisation of parts of the brain, that re-learn the functions of damaged areas.

If you obtain help and guidance early, it can help in your ability to:-

  • Handle conditions during everyday life and develop pragmatic coping strategies
  • Strengthen muscles and reduce muscle wasting
  • Prevent contractures, (muscle shortening and thereby joint tightness and stiffness) and reduce pain
  • Increase balance, fine finger movements and co-ordination
  • Slow the progressive course of the illness by maintaining your best physical level

Physio4Neuro specialises in Neurological Rehabilitation, treating conditions such as:

  • Stroke, Cerebro-Vascular Accident (CVA)
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Parkinson’s Disease (PD)
  • Motor Neurone Disease (MND)
  • Acquired Brain and Head Injury (ABI/HI)
  • Bell’s Palsy
  • Neuropathies
  • Other Neurological Conditions, such as Charcot Marie Tooth Syndrome, ataxia and balance problems
  • Other symptoms, such as ataxia and balance problems

Treatments include:-

  • Normal movement re-education
  • Continuing exercise programmes to compliment (monthly) reviews
  • Stretches for soft tissue and spasticity
  • Prevention of contractures and altered gait patterns
  • Expertise and advice to improve and ease activities of everyday living at home
  • Bioness SaeboFlex treatments, that incorporate new technologies in the rehabilitation of function

 

“I had no idea what ‘Neuro’ Physio meant. I do appreciate it now” AH, Shrewsbury

Read our FAQ’s about Neurological Physiotherapy