- Neurological physiotherapists are experts in analysing normal and abnormal movements.
- Are able to treat and address a wide range of impairments.
(Impairments can include muscle weakness, sensory changes, loss of balance, loss of function and loss of independence for example).
- Have a sound knowledge of the neural networks in the body and how motor control and motor learning can aid recovery.
A neurological physiotherapist can empower individuals through rehabilitation and education to maximise their potential and quality of life using evidence based rehabilitation. You will often be amazed at how much a skilled neurological physiotherapist will be able to help you. Examples of some common conditions that a neurological physiotherapist can assist with include:-
- Parkinson Disease
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Head injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Peripheral Neuropathy
- Vestibular dysfunction
- Brain and spinal tumors