Neurological and Paediatric Physiotherapy
What is Neurological physiotherapy?
Neurological physiotherapy is the assessment and treatment of conditions that affect the nerves of the brain or the body with the aim to improve mobility, balance and independence.
- Improve movement and strength
- Maintain independence by improving your ability to perform everyday activities
- Prevent falls and improve mobility
What is Paediatric Physiotherapy?
Paediatric Physiotherapists are specialised physiotherapists that focus on paediatric and adolescent development and injury management.
What conditions can Paediatric and Neurological physiotherapy assist with?
Conditions that Physiotherapists typically manage include:
- Cerebral Palsy
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Spinal Cord Injuries
- Head Injury
- Multiple Sclerosis
- Developmental delay
- Adolescent injuries and conditions: such as Sever’s (heel pain), Osgood Schlatters (knee pain), Scheuermann’s, developmental hip conditions such as dysplasia, back pain, “growing pains”, recovery after fracture, acute injuries such as ligament sprains or muscle strains.
- Adolescent motor development: difficulty keeping up with other children their age, reduced fitness or motor skills.