About Neurological Physiotherapy

Some of the problems neurological Physiotherapy can help with include:

• Loss of muscle power or activity.
• Poor co-ordination
• Reduced sensation or awareness
• Increased tone or spasticity
• Pain
• Reduced range of movement
• Limited functional ability
• Reduced balance
• Loss of confidence
• Reduced fitness/stamina
• Difficulty walking
• Fatigue

What does it involve?

A thorough and holistic assessment will be carried out initially looking at muscle power, movement, sensation, balance and functional ability (sitting, standing, walking and transfers). Specific goals with be set considering the problems the patients is experiencing and how they impact on everyday life.

A Neurological Physiotherapist can also provide advice, education and support for the patient and their families in the management of problems associated with Neurological disorders.