What Is Neurological Physiotherapy?
Neurological physiotherapy is a specific type of physiotherapy treatment and needs to be carried out by physiotherapists with experience of treating neurological problems. Health2u enables the physiotherapists to come to you at your home or carehome providing an incredibly convenient service for people who have difficulty getting around and need to optimise the functions of their daily life at home. For those who prefer a clinic setting we are located centrally in Telok Ayer.
When an incident causes a problem within the nervous system which is made up of the spinal cord, brain and nerves this can lead to problems with moving and mobility. Physiotherapists with neurological experience are trained to specifically work with these problems and improve peoples function and mobility. are specifically trained in treating people with neurological disorders.
Some Of The Neurological Conditions We Treat Include:
- Head Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Motor Neurone Disease
- Parkinsons Disease
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Cerebral Palsy
- Guillan Barre Syndrome
- Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Tranverse Myelitus
- Peripheral Nerve Injury
Neurological physiotherapists will have more experience in treating neurological disorders. They will have certain training they have undertaken which is specialised to treating neurological disorders and having knowledge of equipment that can be used and exercise techniques.
What Does Neurological Physiotherapy Involve?
Neurological physiotherapy aims to help you re-learn movement patterns that will then help you return to moving and activities of daily living you were able to do before improving your quality of life. Treatments can include a combination of techniques such as:
- Exercises which get muscles working again
- Working on joints
- Working on muscles and other soft tissues
- Working on posture
- Exercises to improve amount of movement in body
- Advice on your lifestyle
- Advice on increasing your energy and stopping fatigue
- Teaching proper movements
- Working on balance with exercises and vestibular rehab training (VRT) if required – click here for more information on VRT
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