What is Neurological Physiotherapy?

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Damage to your central nervous system, including your brain and spinal cord, means that the messages from your brain are not reaching the affected parts of your body. This can result in loss of movement and sensation, uncoordinated movement, weak and floppy muscles, spasm and tremor.

Neurological Physiotherapy is able to kick-start the message pathways that your brain is struggling to use, to make new pathways through repetitive actions and exercises. Many of our clients who undergo Neurological Physiotherapy can improve symptoms such as, difficulties with loss of balance, loss of hand and arm, or leg and foot function, walking, spasticity and pain.

Our team of highly trained specialist physiotherapists are experts in the treatment of all neurological conditions including:

  • Stroke
  • Head Injuries
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • MS
  • Parkinson’s

At the first consultation we assess and create personal goals. We recognize that everybody’s goals are different. They can be anything form walking, driving to visit friends or family, returning to work or taking up sport again. We have even helped a client to achieve their aim of walking down the aisle!

Physiotherapy sessions are carried out by specialist Neurological Physiotherapists, a Therapeutic Exercise Instructor or Physiotherapy assistant, either individually or in a group exercise class. Appointments are usually within five working days. A comprehensive assessment establishes individual needs and recommendations for the future treatment. Following the initial assessment we can also advise whether there is a need to seek further assessments such as occupational therapy (available on-site at our Noor Hospital Clinic) or speech therapies.