Foot Drop

Foot drop physiotherapy

What is foot drop Foot drop makes it difficult to lift your foot and toes. It is a symptom of paralysis or weakened muscles at the front of your leg. This often means a person will drag their foot on the ground and have difficulty walking. Foot drop can be thought of as a symptom […]

SDR Rehab

Foot drop physiotherapy

The procedure itself is carried out to selectively destroy a nerve root of the spinal cord, because this can reduce spasticity for those with cerebral palsy, helping to: Reduce spasticity on a long term basis Give more range of motion and better positioning Increase mobility and function Maximize the potential for independence Only the nerve […]

Cerebral Palsy

Spinal cord injury rehabilitation

What is Cerebral Palsy Cerebral Palsy is the name for disorders of the development of the brain, caused by injury before, during or after birth.  Symptoms often include poor coordination, stiff muscles, weak muscles, and tremors affecting movement and resulting in activity limitation. These symptoms range from mild to severe and affect each child differently. […]

Complex Polytrauma

Foot drop physiotherapy

What is Polytrauma? Polytrauma usually refers to severely injured patients with two or more significant traumatic injuries. A common example would be someone who has multiple fractures due to a car or work place accident.  In addition to musculoskeletal injury, traumatic brain injury (TBI) is generally seen as the most common element of polytrauma. Treatment […]

Other Neurological Conditions

Stroke Rehabilitation Physiotherapy

All our treatments are based on the fact that the human central nervous system will adapt to correctly applied demand. Our focus is on ensuring that this demand is perfectly tailored to each individual’s condition. It’s an approach that can treat many neurological conditions: S Stroke (CVA) Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Guillain Barre Syndrome Parkinson’s Disease […]

Stroke

Stroke Rehabilitation Physiotherapy

What is a stroke? A stroke occurs when the blood supply to the brain is disrupted, leading to death of the brain cells and subsequent loss of function in various parts of the body. Technically speaking, there are two main types of stroke. One is known Ischaemic, where the flow of blood to the brain […]

Brain Injury

Brain injury rehabilitation

Brain Injuries An acquired brain injury (ABI) is an injury sustained to the brain since birth and can be categorised as: Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are those caused by a serious head impact, such as in a road crash, a fall, an accident or as a result of an assault. Non Traumatic brain injuries are caused by a […]

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury rehabilitation

Spinal cord injuries The spinal cord is an extension of the brain, made up of a thick bundle of nerves running through the spine. It allows the brain to control and communicate with the rest of our body. So functions like movement and sensations are dependent on the spinal cord. It’s also crucial to controlling […]