SOMERSET NEURO-PHYSIOTHERAPY
SOMERSET NEURO-PHYSIOTHERAPY

Services Offered

Neuro-physiotherapy is aimed at maximizing an individual’s potential to
recover their movement abilities and to optimize overall function.

 

The Neuro-Physiotherapy Service offers:

 

  • The assessment of specific individual needs
  • Realistic goal setting in partnership with each client
  • Individual treatment planning
  • Individually designed home exercise programmes
  • Continuous evaluation of individual response to
    treatment and adjustment of treatment plans and goals as appropriate
  • Intensive Rehabilitation, ongoing treatment or management following
    hospital discharge
  • Advice to you, families, carers and other professionals about on-going management
  • Report writing services for Case managers, Solicitors
    and Insurance companies

 

Conditions that may benefit from Neuro- Physiotherapy and Neurological
Rehabilitation include:

 

  • Acquired Brain Injury
  • Balance Problems
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Complex Physical Disability
  • Guillain Barre Syndrome
  • Head Injury
  • Motor Neurone Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neuropathy
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Post Neurosurgery
  • Spinal Cord  Injury
  • Stroke
  • General loss in mobility
  • Other Neurological Conditions

 

Examples of problems that may be helped with Neuro-physiotherapy
treatments include any of the following:

 

  • Loss of movement control
  • Reduced strength of movement
  • Impaired balance
  • Altered walking ability
  • Stiffness/muscle tightness
  • Impaired range of movement
  • Difficulty with functional use of arms for reaching
    and grasping, dressing, washing, household activities
  • General impaired mobility
  • Problems with functional tasks

 

Neuro-physiotherapy Treatment that maybe offered following an individual
assessment includes:

 

  • Application of specialist hands-on treatment
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Movement Control Work
  • Postural re-education
  • Gait/Walking re-education and training
  • Balance work
  • Upper Limb Work
  • Functional Task Training
  • Stretching programmes
  • Home programme of stretches and exercises tailored
    to the individual, which can include a gym based programme
  • Advice on management of your condition
  • Assessment for Functional electrical stimulation
    (FES)
  • Assessment and use of Microstim (FES) exercise
    programmes
  • Assessment for Saebo Stretch and Saebo Flex
  • Advice on equipment and orthotics
  • Assessment for mobility aids
  • Referral to other Health Professionals to augment your treatment programme

 

We encourage close liaison and collaboration with others
involved in your treatment, care and management but will always obtain your permission before contacting anyone. For example this may include any of the following people:

 

  • Case Manager
  • Carer
  • Consultant
  • GP
  • NHS/Social Services/Independent Occupational Therapist
  • NHS Physiotherapist
  • Psychologist
  • Relative
  • NHS/ Community Speech and Language Therapist
  • Social Worker
  • Support Worker

If you have any questions about how we can help you....

Please call us on 07967 390686 or contact us directly using our contact form.

Interested in finding out more?

Simply call us on:

07967 390686

 

Or use our contact form.

Where are we?

Somerset Neuro-Physiotherapy

Taunton

Somerset

TA1

Who do we treat?

Self-referrals are accepted.

 

Referrals can also be accepted from your GP or Consultant, Case Managers, Health Care Professionals, Solicitors, Social Workers, Carers, Support Workers or anyone else involved in your care.

 

The Practice is a Recognised Provider by numerous Private Medical Insurers.

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