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Cerebral Palsy

What is Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy is caused by damage or abnormal development to parts of the brain responsible for controlling muscles and movement. Damage to the brain usually occurs before or shortly following birth. It is non-progressive but the effects of damage from birth/at an early age can have an impact on growth and development into adulthood.

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Symptoms of Cerebral Palsy (in adults)

The symptoms of Cerebral Palsy can vary from person to person:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Reduced mobility
  • Muscle and joint stiffness
  • Skeletal changes occurred during growth now having an impact on mobility in adulthood
  • Reduced balance
  • Reduced coordination
  • Muscle spasms (spasticity)
  • Pain
  • Sensation problems
  • Cognitive problems
  • Speech/communication problems

How Our Physiotherapy Helps with Cerebral Palsy

People with Cerebral Palsy will present with different symptoms and rehabilitation requirements. At Neurotherapy Worx we can help by:

  • Providing specific ‘hands on’ neurological physiotherapy to help improve active movement patterns and function
  • Provision of muscle strengthening programmes to either complete at home or in a gym setting
  • Gait re-education
  • Balance re-education
  • Functional electrical stimulation (FES)
  • Provision of stretching programmes to help manage muscle tightness and spasticity
  • Refer/liaise with consultants re: spasticity management and medication that may help
  • Sensory exercises
  • Home visits to address any potential issues that you may be concerned about around your home and help to provide solutions with regards to aids or adaptations that may be required
  • Aquatic therapy (Hydrotherapy) intervention to help with pain, movement, mobility and balance issues.
  • Virtual reality based therapy which can be used for exercise, rehabilitation or relaxation
  • Referral to other services such as an orthotist (splinting/supports), wheelchair services, driving assessment services (if required)
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How Does Neurotherapy Treatment Work?

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We hold a brief conversation with you about what problems you struggle with and how you need help

We capture your personal details, discuss the costs and timings and arrange an appointment

During your first appointment, you share your goals with us and we conduct a physical assessment

We work with you to build a personalised treatment plan, during a scheduled period of intervention

We may prescribe some exercises to help you to address weakness, move more efficiently and improve your quality of life

We regularly review your progress and adjust your goals as you make improvements

What’s a Treatment Plan?

Neurotherapy Treatment Plan

Why Work With Our Team?

Patient Centric

Patient Centric

Motivational, personalised and tailored care, based on your individual goals and fully adapted to your abilities

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Multi Skilled Team

Our expert team work together when required, fully communicating to deliver the fastest and best outcomes

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Fully Experienced

With extensive, hands on practical career experience of working in hospitals, clinics and the community

Why Trust Us for Your Treatment?

Qualified Specialists

Qualified Specialists

Fully HCPC, CSP, Physio First, CPD, DBS, BOBATH accredited with proof of up date memberships upon request

Innovative Therapies

Innovative Therapies

By staying ahead of cutting edge industry treatments, we bring you new and unique support and options

Patient Centric

Trust Us with your Data

We’ve invested in the latest, GDPR compliant IT systems for accurate patient record keeping

Home Visits

Our friendly team visit you in your home. Following our assessment, we support you with activities of daily living that you would like to carry out more easily. Our team are enhanced police checked.

Attend Our Clinic

 Attend our fully equipped clinic for a full assessment & tailored treatment plan. Specialist equipment is available to support your activities & develop your skills, enabling you to achieve your personal goals

Neurological Problems We Help With

Walking Issues

Balance Problems

Coordination Problems

Visiospatial Disfunction

Sensory Loss

Falls

Fatigue

Pain

Pain

Spasticity

Spasticity

Body Alignment

Body Alignment

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Range of Movement

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Reduced Muscle Tone

Neurological Conditions We Support

• Alzheimer’s Disease
• Balance Problems
• Brain Injury
• Brain Tumours
• Cerebral Palsy
• Dementia

• Functional Neurological Disorder
• Guillain-Barré Syndrome
• Hereditary Ataxias
• Motor Neurone Disease
• Multiple Sclerosis

• Muscular Dystrophy
• Parkinson’s Disease
• Peripheral Neuropathy
• Spinal Deformity and Injury
• Stroke

What Does Tailored Care Mean?

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A Hands on Treatment Plan

Your treatment plan evolves around you – Entirely bespoke way of adapting movements

Incremental Goals

Incremental Goals

Small goals are adapted as your personalised treatment plan evolves and incremental goals are achieved

Your Confidence Levels

Your Confidence Levels

Supportive equipment is adapted to you and your individual confidence levels, abilities and goals

Your Own Personal Motivations

Your Own Personal Motivations

Based on goals that each individual person is actually motivated to achieve

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