PHYSIO SERVICES > NEUROLOGICAL CONDITIONS
Physiotherapy provides help for clients who have an injury or disease of the central nervous system (CNS): their brain or spinal cord.
This can result in a loss of movement or sensation, uncoordinated movements, weak and floppy muscles, tight muscles and spasticity, tremors or spasms.
How can we help?
Conditions which can benefit from physiotherapy include:
Motor neurone disease
An acquired CNS injury i.e. after a trauma
Physiotherapy aims to aid recovery, optimise movement potential, slow degenerative conditions and regain standards of living.
After conducting the initial physiotherapy neurological assessment, the role of the therapist is to ascertain the patient’s specific needs and design a neurological rehabilitation programme around these requirements.
The therapist will often devise an extensive neurological physiotherapy exercises programme for the patient to perform on a regular basis.
This aims to train the neurological system to function in a more effective way, improving quality of life for the patient.
It can be a challenging process but real progress can be made. Neurological therapy can be complex and wide ranging, it can address issues with:
What to expect...
When we first meet you we will conduct an in-depth assessment of your needs and/or difficulties.
We'll then discuss our findings with you in order to establish a personalised treatment programme, specifically designed to address your unique challenges.
BSc (Hons), MCSP, MHCPC
Areas we travel to...
We're based just outside Cowbridge in the Vale of Glamorgan and will travel to you free of charge within a 10 mile radius.
If you are further afield don’t worry, just get in touch to discuss a small travel cost.