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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.

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.

Talking about Traumatic Brain Injuries

–   JANUARY 2021   –

Active Edge Physiotherapy ImageTALKING ABOUT TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

 

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an often unexpected, yet devastating event for a person and their family. Known as an injury to the brain by an external force, common causes include motor accidents, falls, being struck by an object or assault. Alongside being a major cause of lifelong disability, TBI’s are a complex injury with a huge spectrum of symptoms and outcomes – physically, mentally, socially and cognitively.

They can quite literally turn your life upside down in a matter of minutes.

Helping yourself over Christmas

–   DECEMBER 2020   –

Helping yourself over Christmas

 

As Christmas draws closer, many of our patients and carers heave a sigh of relief. It’s a time to relax,  eat, drink and be merry. A period for spending time with loved ones. A time to take a break from the rigours of day to day life.

Creating a physiotherapy plan with a complex disability

–   NOVEMBER 2020   –

Creating a physiotherapy plan with a complex disability

 

As neurological physiotherapists and specialists in treating clients with brain or spinal cord injuries or diseases, we understand how challenging the journey to recovery or robust maintenance of your condition can be. You want to feel like your condition is under control and you’re doing everything you can to alleviate the symptoms or reach those big goals. Some days, feeling great again may seem impossible, others you may celebrate small wins or gains with those you love.