Neuro Rehabilitation

Paediatric Neuro Rehabilitation encompasses Neurological Physiotherapy treatment for children and adolescents with an injury, illness or condition that results in neurological change.

Neuro Rehabilitation

Neuro paediatric rehabilitation is tailored to the unique needs of each individual child or adolescent with the primary goal to maximise their independence and quality of life in their homes; schools, sporting and leisure pursuits for now and the future.

The World Health Organisation has defined Rehabilitation as “An Active process by which those affected by injury or disease achieve a full recovery or, if a full recovery is not possible, realize their optimal physical, mental and social potential and are integrated into their most appropriate environment”.

 

Examples of the type of childhood/adolescent neurological conditions we treat at Milltown Physiotherapy clinic include:

 Childhood strokes
 Arteriovenous Malformation Brain/ AVM Spine
 Traumatic brain injury
 Spinal Cord Injuries
 Spinal conditions
 Brain cancer
 Spinal cancer
 Peripheral Nerve Injuries
 Meningitis
 Encephalitis
 Hydrocephalus
 Neuromuscular conditions
 Movement conditions
 Autoimmune conditions
 Neuro-Metabolic conditions
 Neuro-degenerative conditions
 Multi-trauma rehabilitation
 Pre & Post Neurosurgery Rehabilitation
 Coordination problems/Motor skills conditions
 Dyskinesias/ Dystonias
 Ataxias such as Spinocerebellar ataxia
 Complex Regional Pain Syndrome
 Dizziness Balance problems
 Hypoxic/anoxic brain injury
 Neurovascular conditions
 Mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI) post concussive impacts
 Head injuries post Sports Injuries/Impacts

Specialised Staff

Una Cusack has special interest and experience treating Neurological patients.

 

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