What is Neurological Physiotherapy?
Neurological Physiotherapy is a specialist area of Physiotherapy dedicated to improving the the movement and function of patients who have suffered physical impairment caused by neurological conditions.
What are neurological conditions?
Neurological conditions are those that affect the messages from your brain and spinal cord to the nerves of the body such as:
Spinal cord Injury
Brain/ head injury
Motor Neurone Disease
Depending on the severity of the condition the symptoms can range from loss of movement and sensation, paralysis, uncoordinated movement, spasm, tremor or floppy muscles.
What does Neurological Physiotherapy involve?
Neurological Physiotherapy helps to rehabilitate physical impairments caused by neurological conditions through exercise and a hands on approach that facilitates movement. The brain is able to form new connections and pathways through a process called Neuroplasticity and Neuro physiotherapy helps to promote this through repetitive actions, retraining movements and exercise.
Following a thorough assessment your Neuro Physiotherapist will discuss your individual needs and you will form a treatment plan together with personalised goals to maximise your independence, improve your quality of life and get you back to doing all the things you love.
There is always potential for improvement and further recovery with the right support and guidance so please get in touch to book your assessment with our Neurological Physiotherapist.