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what is neurological physiotherapy

Neurological Physiotherapy is a branch of physiotherapy which aims at treating the physical impairments of patients caused due to neurological conditions. 

When there is some damage or abnormality in your central nervous system, including brain and spinal cord, the messages from your brain do not reach the affected parts of your body. It can result in loss of sensation, impaired and uncontrolled movement, spasm and weak muscles.

Neurological Physiotherapists use various exercises, techniques and therapies to recover function and movement of joints, muscles and tendons of affected patients. 

when do you need neurological physiotherapy?

Any person suffering from a neurological condition that has affected his/her physical ability and movement can be treated using Neuro Physiotherapy. Depending on the specific medical condition, the effects may include tremor, spasm, motor deficits or lack of sensation. 

Some common neuro conditions in physiotherapy include:

  • Stroke
  • Multiple sclerosis (MS)
  • Traumatic brain Injury/head Injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Epilepsy

benefits of neurological physiotherapy

Improved strength

Training and exercises for muscle movement training will strengthen muscles which have become weak by your condition or injury. Neurological Physiotherapists will focus on increasing range of motion and muscle control. They may also help in treating spasticity, a condition in which muscles continuously contract.

better endurance

Training methods like Gait training and re-training will help you get better endurance. The aim is to make you walk independently and do various types of activities on different surfaces. Depending on the requirement, mobility aids may also be incorporated to help with better posture and ease of movement. 

Better balance

Balance exercises aim to improve your balance, steadiness and confidence in walking and doing regular activities. It will ensure that the fall related injuries are minimized. 

how does neurological physiotherapy work?

Physiotherapy for neurological conditions is planned as per the specific need of each patient. The treatment for a patient requiring small improvements will be different from someone who needs multiple or big improvements. A physiotherapist will do the need analysis during few initial consultations.

The brain has the characteristic of both losing and forming new connections. Physiotherapy in neuro conditions uses various exercises and methods to help the brain to form new synaptic connections. In a way it does rewiring of the brain to learn tasks and abilities.

Physiotherapist may use a number of treatment approaches, few of the common ones include 

  • Stretching
  • Strengthening
  • Joint mobilization
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Balance re-education
  • Gait re-education
  • Postural exercise
  • Spasticity management
  • Fatigue management

In addition to tailored exercises for improving strength and response, Neuro Physiotherapy may also involve use of aids like splints, wheelchair or frame, depending on the severity of dysfunction. 

In most treatments of Neurological Physiotherapy, exercises shown by trained neurological physio are to be repeated on a daily basis to ensure proper recovery of motor function. 

Results of the treatment will depend on the extent of the damage, willingness of the patient to participate in the treatment and how timely the Neuro Physiotherapy starts. Family members and friends of the patient also need to do their part by continuously boosting the morale of the patient.

Physiotherapists also consult you to optimize functionality and movement in your current condition, as well as on methods to modify workplace and home spaces for more safe and independent living.

how portea helps

You don’t need to sweat it out and keep searching “neuro physiotherapist near me” to find the right physiotherapist. We, at Portea, are committed to offer best in class Physiotherapy services with at reasonable rates. Here are more reasons to trust us: 

  • Portea has on its panel a team of highly experienced and specialized Neurological physiotherapists offering the effective care and treatment.
  • It is easy to get appointments quickly through our app or website, as per your convenience.
  • Portea is a one shop stop for all medical care services. We also offer lab tests and medical equipment rentals, making healthcare convenient for all.
  • Our trained physiotherapists are aware of the latest developments in technology and use advanced devices to monitor patient progress.
  • Our physiotherapy services are highly individualized and depends on patient’s needs.

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Mr. Mahesh

I had a serious L4 & L5 disc prolapse when I sought Portea’s physiotherapy. Thanks a lot to Dr. Amitava and Portea for their prompt service. Keep up the good work.

I am very happy to share my feedback regarding the excellent treatment I got. My Physiotherapist Dr. Babita Gurung was extremely helpful in getting back to me normal. She was very clear in her instructions and guides me well for each and every treatment she gives. She was absolutely wonderful and very active while discussing the problem and it’s remedy. She gives full attention and time to the patient and never in hurry to attend more patients by bypassing the under-treatment patients. Worth recommending to friends. Thank you all so much for your excellent care. I am feeling so much better now than when I started my PT. Your professionalism, concern and friendliness were much appreciated.

I think it was the most professional yet personal therapy I have had so far in the last 3 years since I first had the back problems. Dr. Fateh is a polite, good-natured and compassionate gentleman, who is extremely competent at his work and displayed great consistency throughout the sessions, even towards the end without slacking away time or hurrying up through the final sessions like most other Physiotherapists, as I have experienced before. He in fact ensured that he put a little more extra efforts towards the end to ensure that my back remains strong post the sessions.