Neurological

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Stroke

Vertigo

  • A sudden internal or external spinning sensation, often triggered by moving your head too quickly.

Traumatic brain injury

Post-Concussion Syndrome


Symptoms may include:

  • Headaches
  • Irritability, anxiety, depression
  • Fatigue
  • Vertigo or dizziness
  • Disrupted or disordered sleeping
  • Blurred vision
  • Gait instability


Therapy may include:

  • Head turns & tilts
  • Navigating unsteady & varying walking surfaces
  • Repetitive movements with eyes closed vs. open

Parkinson’s Disease

Multiple Sclerosis

Guillain Barre Syndrome

Ataxia

  • Impaired balance and/or coordination, typically caused by damage to muscles, nerves, or brain

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS)

Polyneuropathies

Progressive neurological conditions

Spasticity/tone

Neurological Physical Therapy Treatment

  • Restore or improve range of motion
  • Improve functional movement and increase strength
  • Balance re-training and decrease risk of fall
  • Core stabilization
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) performance
  • Proprioception re-training
  • Gait training
  • Postural re-alignment
  • Improve safety of transfers and mobility
  • Improve motor planning and motor control
  • Decrease spasticity
  • Equipment evaluation/recommendation to include wheelchairs, cane, walkers or crutches