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The 4 things to remember post-lockdown

–   AUGUST 2021   –

The 4 things to remember post-lockdown


Lockdown is over and we expected to feel excited and relieved. That might have been the case for you but if you’ve also had other emotions cropping up that you hadn’t expected. None of us knew the full extent of what it would feel like to have our freedom back until now, and it’s important to give ourselves, and one another, extra care and understanding.

Key things to look for when choosing physiotherapy for stroke patients at home

–   AUGUST 2021   –

Key things to look for when choosing physiotherapy for stroke patients at home

 

Different kinds of strokes relate to different parts of the brain and the resulting level of physical impairment depends on which area of the brain has been impacted. This is why when it comes to choosing your physiotherapist, it is essential to work with someone who has a deep understanding of the brain and specialises in neuro physio.

The 3 common mistakes that cause more harm than help in stroke rehabilitation

–   AUGUST 2021   –

The 3 common mistakes that cause more harm than help in stroke rehabilitation


When planning the best course of action for suitable rehabilitation exercises for someone recovering from a stroke, it is so important to remember that there is no cookie-cutter solution, where one approach fits all. We all have different, unique brains and no two strokes are the same either.

Why we give more time and you get less stress

–   JUNE 2021   –

Why we give more time and you get less stress


From the moment we start working with someone new on our service, we go the extra mile in how we invest our time. Like detectives, we begin an extensive process of discovery to learn everything we can about the participant’s disability, how it impacts their daily life, and where their goals sit in the context of their daily living. We also connect with their closest family members to get a better understanding of the medical history and to hear different viewpoints for a well-rounded picture. In addition, we reach out to their GP to compile a list of the participant’s medications and check them against their illnesses and symptoms.

The 4 reasons why you might have experienced a deterioration in your physical abilities

–   APRIL 2021   –

The 4 reasons why you might have experienced a deterioration in your physical abilities


If you’ve recently been finding it much harder to do every-day physical activities that used be things you could confidently do independently, you’re not alone in this. We’ve found many of our neuro physio clients are experiencing a decline in their body conditioning and strength in recent months.

How a change in mobility impacts physical capability and the possible consequences

–   APRIL 2021   –

How a change in mobility impacts physical capability and the possible consequences


Any change in mobility can dramatically reduce people’s ability to function if they are living with a neurological disorder. Lockdown closures have resulted in limited activity taking place, with people confined to their homes for extensive periods of time.