Last week I completed my training to become a Saebo trained clinician, firstly I am sure you will be asking what is Saebo........ Saebo is an American based company which is a leading global provider of innovative rehabilitation products for neurologically impaired individuals. The company has a range of products, with its most popular and most [...]
So what is neurological physiotherapy......many people do not know that there are many different specialisations of physiotherapy. The most common being musculoskeletal/sports physiotherapy, who you will commonly see for that sore back, knee and general injuries. However there is many different specialisations including neurological physiotherapy, respiratory, pediatrics, orthopedic, women's health and hand therapy are some of [...]
The discovery that the brain and the body have the ability to restore old pathways and create new pathways revolutionised the medical and rehabilitation fields. The neural system in the brain is "plastic" which means it has the ability to re module itself, known as neuroplasticity. By forming new neural connections, this can compensate for injury [...]
Do you have a neurological condition? or know someone that does? If so online physiotherapy consultations could be ideal for you, especially if: You are newly diagnosed? You are not sure how or if a neurological physiotherapist could help you? You are unsure what type of exercise you should be doing? Your symptoms have changed? You are [...]
I had the pleasure of being interviewed by a good friend of mine Jacinda Wilhelmina, who is an online wellness coach to find out a little bit more about me, neurological physiotherapy and why Connect Neuro Physiotherapy has been set up. This was a friendly relaxed interview and hopefully gives you a little insight into my [...]
I am ecstatic to announce the launch of Connect Neuro Physiotherapy! This has been a brain child of mine for at least the last 4 years and I am so proud and excited for the services to now be available. As I have worked as a senior neurological physiotherapist in several countries it has become [...]
BDNF……what is it? and why is it SO IMPORTANT for protecting and developing your brain Brain Derived Neurotrophic Factors (BDNF) is a protein chemical hormone which is secreted into the brain and the body. BDNF plays a significant role in increasing synaptic activity in the brain which in turn helps to maintain the function of [...]
Here is a fantastic video slide show by Dr Mike Evans who sums up some of the latest research to demonstrate that EXERCISE IS MEDICINE. He also highlights the risks of the “sitting disease” and this is applicable to everyone, no matter if you have a neurological condition or not.