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Physiotherapy for Chest Infection

Chest and Urinary Tract Infections Neurological Conditions often predispose and weaken the body, so that it becomes susceptible to infections. The 2 most distinguishing infectious are the Urinary Tract Infections and of course the Chest Infection….it is important to nip these 2 in the bud, so as to speak…Every infection[…]

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Sensory Disturbance

Neurological Sensation Many clinicians believe that we cannot alter sensation. My experience is, that we can in some circumstances with some knowledge and time….I have sensory stimulated a hemiplegic arm, that was too sore to the touch. It became fully desensitised within 2 weeks. Conversely sensory stimulation has increased sensation[…]

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Guillainne Barre

Case Study – Guillaine Barre Assessment – A peripheral nerve condition, often following a viral or bacterial infection and when the immune system is low. Patients usually make a full recovery within 1 year. Points of Note – Neuro Physio is the therapy, that can guide the patient in their[…]

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Case Study – MS

Case Study – Multiple Sclerosis Assessment – sensory disturbance, drop foot Points of Note – Pain can be experienced in form of spasms throughout limbs or indeed as in this case as “tightness” in specific muscles Treatment:- Stretching major joints, massaging into specific musculature Strengthening of muscles surrounding tight joints[…]

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Turmeric’s 10 Health Benefits

One of the main claims is that it supports the immune system. Much needed assistance… It also promotes healthy joint function, digestion and healthy skin. (remember your skin is the largest organ of the body) Worth looking up..

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PSP Progressive Supranuclear Palsy

A poorly known Neurological condition, that can be misdiagnosed as Parkinson’s Disease. Otherwise known as CBD – Cortico-Basal Degeneration The PSP Association HELPLINE is  00300 0110 122 I am attending their Multi-disciplinary Study Day on 29th October 2014 in Milton Keynes I have treated a few of these patients now,[…]

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Prophylaxis

Prophylaxis is the prevention of further deterioration.   By that I mean preventing further damage, delaying progression, acting pro-actively to combat symptoms…. It is the one thing you can do….so the sooner you are treated the sooner you can improve……

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Neuro Physiotherapy

Please remember with all Medical and of course other professions ….. there are specialties i.e. within Physiotherapy there are clinical specialties and Neurology is no exception. Please always chose the correct expert to got to…you would not go to an Orthopaedic surgeon if you had a heart problem….. Neuro Physiotherapy[…]

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Bell’s Palsy is treatable

Bell’s Palsy is treatable and can regain good facial symmetry, although it can take a year to resolve. Specialist Physiotherapy is available at Physio4Neuro. Please ring to discuss…07823 773 555

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Case Study – Stroke

PS, 76 years old near Bridgenorth 28.01.12 L sided Stroke He was in hospital for 6 weeks and was walked 1x. Home Neuro Physiotherapy was already organised, by his son. Assessment and first Treatment is always done on the first session. Treatment included:- ·     Specific exercises during the session ·     Written Advice to carry[…]

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