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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.

The 5 reasons taking our time saves you time and money and improves your progress

–   JULY 2021   –

The 5 reasons taking our time saves you time and money and improves your progress

 

It’s understandable that as a patient, you want to get on with your physiotherapy treatment as quickly as possible and it would be easy to think that starting straight away will be the best use of your money. This simply isn’t the case. Rushing into a treatment program, without first taking the time needed to fully understand your medical history and lifestyle impact to this point, could mean longer therapy time and costly progress delays for you.

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.

There’s hope! Solutions for chronic respiratory issues in neuro conditions

–   JUNE 2021   –

Solutions for chronic respiratory issues in neuro conditionsThere’s hope! Solutions for chronic respiratory issues in neuro conditions

 

For anyone with a neurological condition, who has also experienced repeated respiratory issues such as chest infections, we need to talk. The endless cycles of antibiotics can, at best, improve symptoms but only for them to worsen again, once the course of tablets is complete. Does this sound familiar?

Why people with neurological conditions experience chronic respiratory issues

–   JUNE 2021   –

Why people with neurological conditions experience chronic respiratory issues


Connecting the dots between neuro and respiratory conditions
The link between neurological conditions and co-existing respiratory conditions impacts so many people, and yet it is not being given the focused attention it urgently requires. At Active Edge Physio, we are passionate about taking a personalised holistic approach to health, considering the intricate interconnections throughout the whole body, as opposed to viewing it in isolated sections.

How we can make your time and money go further with your healthcare

–   MAY 2021   –

How we can make your time and money go further with your healthcare

 

Our primary objective is to give you the best help possible for your healing journey. As a crucial part of this commitment to your wellbeing, we also ensure that your money goes as far as it can, for the best quality of care. Funding healthcare can be stressful and frustrating and we don’t want a second of your time wasted.

The 5 ways Active Edge offers more than multi-disciplinary organisations

–   MAY 2021   –

The 5 ways Active Edge offers more than multi-disciplinary organisations


Support coordinators understandably want to find the best solution for the people in their care. On the outset, it might appear that selecting a multi-disciplinary clinic, where several services are offered under one roof, will save time and money.

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.