Neurological physical therapy focuses on the evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement disorders due to a disease or an injury to the nervous system. Physical therapists can help you to improve or restore your mobility. The nervous system is a complex system that regulates and controls all the different functions of your body. When an injury or damage occurs to part of the nervous system the results can lead to trouble with cognitive skills and ability to learn, movement, speech, and ability to swallow or breath
Physical therapy is an important aspect of recovery for patients who have had or who currently have neurological diseases or injuries. Physical therapy helps to prevent loss of function, improve ability to perform certain activities, and increase independence. Loss of function due to neurological conditions decreases ones activity level, which can lead to many other health issues such as heart problems, lung problems, osteoporosis, and diabetes.
Balance Solutions physical therapists perform a comprehensive evaluation of function including; range of motion, strength, flexibility, functional mobility, coordination, gait & balance assessment, and issues related to maintaining function and independence with ADLs. Following a thorough evaluation, a personalized plan of care with goals will be constructed specifically to meet your individual needs and achieve your maximal functional potential. Therapists can help you regain some to most of the functions you lost due to an injury, enabling you to increase your independence. Intervention can lead to an improved quality of life, not only for you but others around you.
Our Neurological physical therapy program can provide significant benefits for the following conditions:
- Stroke acute & late effect
- Parkinson’s disease & syndrome
- Multiple sclerosis
- Guillain-Barre Syndrome
- Other Brain injury