Updated: Mar 20, 2022
Care and treatment of first three months for a Stroke Patient or Neurological Disorder Patient is very much important because after 6 months the improvement or functional outcome of a Stroke Patient depend on the previous 3 months treatment.
A neuro physiotherapist is able to find out the causes of paralysis or causes behind the inability to do the functional activities.
Only loss of muscle power is not the cause of disability.
Along with less muscle power sensory impairment, disturbed Cognitive function , Propioception impairment and Abnormal Brain signal could be a cause for paralysis.
Only a Neuro-Physiotherapist having MPT degree in Neurological Disorder will be able to asses all these problems.
Most of the time after the long Physiotherapy treatment from a non- physiotherapist may lead to further problem to a Stroke Patient who develops an abnormal pattern of non functional movement and this abnormal movement will cause more disability for a patient.A specialist Neuro Physiotherapist will asses and provide proper treatment for these abnormal pattern of movements and it will help Patient to become more functional.
Principles of neurological physiotherapy
Neurological physiotherapy is based around numerous principles of rehabilitation. Following Principles of neurological physiotherapy that B2LCARE.COM always follow.
1. Restoring the patient to interdependence or to regain his/her pre-illness.
2. Patient should be an active participation.
3. Boosting confidence and to motivate patient to help him/her to attain social and personal independence.
4. Prevention of further complication like:
(Muscle Shortening; Spasticity; Immobility; Dependency
5. Using a team approach include (Neuro Physiotherapist; Psycho somatic specialist ; Nutritionist ; Swallow Therapist)
6. Retraining brain as the brain is dynamic and capable of adapting to change following injury to the brain or spinal cord.
7. Employing a problem solving and realistic approach.
8 .Correcting and varying positioning and posture in lying, sitting and standing to prevent pain and tightness.
9.Promotion of functional activities based around daily tasks
10.Use of verbal and visual prompts to encourage the patient to think about task and learn from treatment
11.Prevention of muscle shortening as this leads to spasticity and abnormal movement.
12. Using a team approach to the rehabilitation of patients
13.Implementation of realistic goals that are measured and time-framed.
14.Actively engaging the patient in treatment sessions
15.Achieving as great a degree of independence and quality of life possible.
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