Neurological conditions can be some of the most challenging to manage. Unfortunately, these conditions usually have very few treatment options, like: medications), some surgical options, and traditional physical therapy. Which with a lot of these conditions there is a need for more. Having a neurological disorder is challenging because, they impact an individual's physical, emotional, and cognitive functioning. With advances in medical technology, options like neurorehabilitation are available. This is a specialized area of healthcare that focuses on helping individuals recover from neurological diseases or injuries such as stroke or brain trauma for example without the use of drugs or surgeries, and little to no side effects.
Traumatic brain injury occurs from a sudden jolt or blow to the head, causing damage to the brain. TBIs can range from mild to severe.
Its symptoms may include:
Autonomic issues (heart rate/ blood pressure)
Light/ sound sensitivity
Neurorehabilitation can help individuals with TBI recover cognitive and physical abilities. These can entail speech, balance, mobility, and hand-eye coordination. This program focuses on maximizing your potential for healing and independence. It also tailors treatment plans to your needs and goals.
A stroke happens when blood flow to the brain gets interrupted, leading to damage in the affected brain area. Stroke symptoms include weakness or numbness on one side of your body. It also entails vision problems. You may also have trouble speaking or understanding a language. Neurorehabilitation helps individuals recover lost abilities like talking, coordination, balance and walking.
It maximizes function and minimizes disability after a stroke. Treatment may include specialized physical and or neurological therapy to improve strength, balance, and mobility.
Spinal cord injury occurs when the spinal cord suffers damage. It leads to loss of sensation and motor function below the injury site. The severity of SCI can vary from partial to complete loss of function.
Neurorehabilitation can help individuals with SCI regain strength, balance, and coordination. They can also learn new ways of performing daily activities. The goal of this treatment is to help individuals regain function and independence.
Treatment may include specialized physical & neurological therapy to improve strength and mobility.
Parkinson's disease is a chronic, progressive neurological disorder that affects movement. Its symptoms can include:
Stiffness in the spine
Difficulty with balance and coordination
Neurorehabilitation can help individuals with Parkinson's disease improve their motor skills. They can maintain or improve their mobility and learn strategies to manage symptoms. It helps the patients improve their quality of life in general.
It does so by reducing symptoms and improving function. Treatment may include specialized neurological and physical therapy to improve strength, balance, and coordination.
Multiple sclerosis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that affects the central nervous system. It can cause symptoms such as fatigue or difficulty with coordination and balance. You may also experience numbness or tingling. This treatment can help individuals with MS manage symptoms and maintain independence.
Cerebral palsy is a group of neurological disorders. They affect movement, posture, and coordination. CP results from damage to the developing brain before or shortly after birth. Neurorehabilitation can help individuals with CP. They can improve their mobility and develop better balance and coordination. They can also learn new ways of performing daily activities.
For more about neurorehabilitation, contact Calibration Chiropractic + Functional Health. Our office is in Mansfield, Texas. Call (817) 779-3435 to book an appointment today.