WHAT CONDITIONS CAN BENEFIT FROM NEUROLOGICAL REHABILITATION?
Injuries, infections, degenerative diseases, structural defects, tumors, and disorders in the circulatory system can impair the nervous system. Some of the conditions that may benefit from neurological rehabilitation may include the following:
- Vascular disorders – Stroke (Both Ischemic and hemorrhagic), subdural hematoma, and transient ischemic attacks (TIAs)
- Post Infections – Meningitis, Encephalitis, Polio etc.
- Post Trauma – Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
- Structural or neuromuscular disorders – Facial Palsy, Guillain-Barre Syndrome, cervical spondylosis, muscular dystrophy, myasthenia gravis etc.
- Degenerative disorders –Parkinson disease, Multiple Sclerosis, Alzheimer’s etc.
The neurological rehabilitation program
A neurological rehabilitation program is designed to meet the needs of the individual patient, depending on the specific problem or disease. Active involvement of the patient and family is vital to the success of the program.