What Is Neurological Rehabilitation?
Neurological rehabilitation is designed to help treat patients suffering from pain and loss of function due to the nervous system and neurological diseases. Rehabilitation focuses on increasing function, reducing painful, debilitating symptoms, and improving a patient’s quality of life. At Moreau Physical Therapy we provide skilled physical, occupational and speech/language therapist for adults and children with a range of neurological disorders, including but not limited to:
How Does Neurological Rehabilitation Work With My Primary Care and Other Specialists?
The rehabilitation team at Moreau Physical Therapy works closely with your primary medical team and family members to provide comprehensive treatment and therapies to help the patient progress toward each goal. Our approach includes addressing the physical, emotional and psychological components of each patient. Our team of rehabilitation specialists evaluates each patient focusing on strength, flexibility, movement patterns, functional ability, balance, and tone.
Our Team Of Neurological Rehabilitation Professionals.
Our rehabilitation team consists of highly trained and skilled professionals dedicated to each patient’s needs and goals. Neurological rehabilitation may include some of following team members:
- Occupational Therapy – Evaluate and help patients improve how they do daily tasks such as dressing, bathing, eating. Their goals are to assist patients to achieve independence.
- Physical Therapy – Assist patients with injury or disease contributing to pain or loss of range of motion, strength, balance or coordination. Their goal is to help patients restore and maintain function, and ability to do physical tasks.
- Speech-Language Pathologists – Treat patients who are experiencing trouble with thinking and speech skills. Patients who have suffered a stroke, brain injury or other changes to the nervous system have common speech and language difficulties. Our therapist can also work with patients having trouble with swallowing.
The Goal Of Neurological Rehabilitation
The goal of neurological rehab is to help you return to the highest level of function and independence possible, while improving your overall quality of life — physically, emotionally, and socially.