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Physical Therapy

         A Neuro-Physicaltherapist (Neuro PT) is a physical therapist who specializes in the evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement problems due to disease or injury of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord and nerves)

Neurological physical therapy is a form of therapy that is focused on working with people who have a type of neurological disorder or disease as-

  • Stroke(CVA)                        
  • Traumatic brain injury(TBI)
  • Spinal cord injury(SCI)          
  • Parkinson’s Disease(PD)
  • Multiple Sclerosis(MS)         
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome(GBS) and other Neuropathies
  • Cerebellar disorders (ataxia)
  • Vestibular disorders
  • Other neurological disorders

 

          Initial assessment will be performed by Neuro-Physicaltherapist (Neuro PT) followed by listing out the impairments (problems). Goals and therapy will be planned according to the individuals need. Therapy will be aimed at improving or restore the mobility with the following therapy measures:

  • Prevention of secondary complications (swelling, tightness, contracture, stiffness in joint) resulting from a neurologic injury
  • Motor re-education – Improve motor planning and motor control
  • Bed mobility training – to move inside bed and get out of bed
  • Transfer  training – transfer from bed to chair
  • Balance retraining – improve sitting, standing balance and reduce the risk of fall
  • Gait (walking) retraining – walking with or without support, training in normal surface, obstacle clearance and different terrains

Compensatory measures – adaptive/assistive devices

 

  Our focus is to help individuals regain functional independence in mobility, So that he/she can fulfill their needs in routine activities and improve their quality of life.   

 

 

 

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