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Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • Stroke
  • Parkinsons
  • General neurological problems
  • Neuralgia
  • Neural tension
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Injuries that put pressure on the spinal cord
  • Neuromuscular disorders

Goals

  • To attain maximum independence in movement such as walking and activities of daily living
  • Manage or decrease pain
  • Increase and maintain range of movement
  • Decrease tone and increase control over muscles and movements
  • Improve motor control and coordination of movements

Treatment

  • Work on coordination of movement, decreasing tone, increasing strength and range, and functional activities
  • Posture and balance exercises, and client education
  • Functional electrical stimulation (FES) to retrain and strengthen muscles

Credentials

  • Intermediate NDT course
  • Mobilization for Children with Neurological Impairment
  • Mobilizations of the peripheral nerves (neural stretching)
  • Taping for neurological inhibition of facilitation