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What is neurological physiotherapy?

Neuro-physiotherapy is a very specialised area of physiotherapy which encompasses a plethora of conditions, diseases, and injuries. Neurological conditions are caused by damage to the nervous system, often as a result of illness and injury. Problems to the nervous system affect the brain, spinal cord, and the nerves and muscles in the body. 

Neurological conditions are very unique in that no two people are the same, and although you can suffer from the same condition the effects of the condition can vary from person to person.  

This is why a multidisciplinary multifactoral approach is necessary to achieve the optimum outcome for individuals with a neurological condition. Here at 4front Physiotherapy we have specialist physiotherapist's, occupational therapist's, and therapy assistants who can help you or your family member improve and achieve collaboratively set goals within their own setting or home environment. We have clients in various rehab/care home settings across east sussex which we supply current evidence based rehab to on a weekly basis. 

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Through recent research there is evidence that brain healing and physical improvements continues to take place long after the initail injury or incident. This is called neuro plasticity, where the brain reorganises the parts of the brain that recieves and generates signals in order to move, feel, and sense things. It allows the brain to be re-programmed and re-learn functions of the human body that had been lost due to the injury or incident. 

4front Physiotherapy can help you with:

  • Everyday life and develop pragmatic coping strategies.

  • Strengthen muscles and reduce muscle wasting.

  • Prevent contractures and reduce pain.

  • Increase balance, fine finger movements and co-ordination.

  • Slow the progressive course of the illness by maintaining your optimum physical level.

Some of the conditions we see at 4front Physiotherapy:

  • Stroke, Cerebro-Vascular Accident (CVA)

  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

  • Parkinson’s Disease (PD)

  • Motor Neurone Disease (MND)

  • Acquired Brain and Head Injury (ABI/HI)

  • Bell’s Palsy

  • Neuropathies

  • Other Neurological Conditions, such as Charcot Marie Tooth Syndrome, ataxia and balance problems

  • Other symptoms, such as ataxia and balance problems

Treatments include:

  • Normal movement re-education

  • Continuing exercise programmes to compliment (monthly) reviews

  • Stretches for soft tissue and spasticity

  • Prevention of contractures and altered gait patterns

  • Expertise and advice to improve and ease activities of everyday living at home

  • Bioness SaeboFlex treatments, that incorporate new technologies in the rehabilitation of function

"What you get from achieving your goals is not as important as what you become from achieving your goals" Henry David Thoreau

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