Feeling Stuck? Read All About Freezing of Gait.

Freezing of gait is often seen in conditions such as Parkinson Disease. It is an abrupt and unintentional interruption in gait progression, and happens when someone has difficulty starting or maintaining an effective stepping sequence. People often describe freezing of gait as feeling like their feet are stuck in mud or glue. It is a [...]

By |2021-09-20T08:54:35+10:00September 20th, 2021|

What Neuro Physio’s hope the multidisciplinary team knew….

I had the pleasure of being invited by the Australasia MS Nurse Specialists to provide a webinar with an update on what neurological physiotherapists were currently up to in regards to MS treatment. But ultimately what key points did I feel would benefit MS Nurse Specialists knowing and being able to share with their [...]

By |2021-09-07T13:27:32+10:00September 7th, 2021|

GOLD STAR AWARD – JULY 2021 – Unfreezing Gait Patterns

July's Gold Star Award goes to Bernard this month for his achieving some fantastic changes in reducing the freezing of gait episodes he was experiencing. Freezing of Gait - often referred to as FOG, commonly occurs when an individual is dual tasking. Dual tasking is when a person is processing environmental information, and/or cognitive information [...]

By |2021-08-04T16:34:10+10:00August 4th, 2021|

GOLD STAR AWARD – April 2021 – Dedication and hard work

This month's Gold Star Award goes to Manish. Manish contacted us in March 2021, just after being discharged from Auckland Hospital. Manish unfortunately suffered a stroke in February 2021, and as a result lost a lot of strength and selective movement on his left side. At that time Manish had been wearing and AFO brace [...]

By |2021-05-07T09:13:27+10:00May 7th, 2021|

Getting going after a Stroke

You’ve had a stroke. Now what? Most people who have had a stroke, spend a couple weeks to months in the hospital receiving rehabilitation therapy. After this short time, they are discharged with little to no follow up. Many people are even under the impression that they can expect to see recovery during the first [...]

By |2021-04-22T07:15:29+10:00April 22nd, 2021|

GOLD STAR AWARD – January 2021 Equipment aids can be life changing

Living with a progressive neurological condition such as Multiple Sclerosis provides a whole range of challenges. One of these challenges is your ability to walk and in particular walk on uneven ground. We would like to award our January 2021 Gold Star award to Julie who has been a dedicated online client of Connect Neuro [...]

By |2021-01-15T15:02:02+11:00January 15th, 2021|
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