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Neurological physiotherapy is the treatment of individuals who have neurological disorders. Neurological disorders are conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord and nerves. Neurological conditions that can be helped by neurological physiotherapy include stroke, spinal cord injury, MS, and head injuries.
The neurological physiotherapists at Macclesfield Physio treat individuals with neurological conditions.
Neurological conditions may cause the following symptoms, all of which can be helped by the neurological physiotherapists at Macclesfield Physio:
- reduced mobility
- muscle weakness
- increased muscle tone
- reduced muscle tone
- muscle spasms
- reduced balance
- altered sensation
- reduced postural awareness
- reduced proprioception (awareness of joint position in space)
Neurological physiotherapy treatment may involve:
- stretching exercises
- strengthening exercises
- functional exercises
- FES (functional electrical stimulation) treatment
- Saebo upper limb rehabilitation
- balance exercises
- walking practice
- postural awareness and control
- respiratory assessment
- education and advice
- provision of walking aids and /or equipment
Neurological physiotherapy treatment can be carried out in clinic (in Macclesfield, Central Manchester or Sale), your home or your school.
The nature, intensity, duration and frequency of treatment sessions will vary depending on your symptoms and condition. Most individuals are seen once or twice a week and complete a home exercise programme between these treatment sessions.
Macclesfield Physio can provide neurological physiotherapy services at any stage of a neurological condition. Our physiotherapists will aim to improve independence and quality of life no matter what your current level of ability.
To arrange a physiotherapy appointment call Macclesfield Physio now on 01625 32 67 32
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