Parkinson’s and when you should visit a Neuro Physio
April 10, 2017
In all stages of the disease, a physiotherapist can provide you with advice and education. If required, a physiotherapist will also provide treatment. Physiotherapy treatment aims to prevent, stabilise or reduce movement related problems. You are advised to consult a physiotherapist:
- As soon as possible after your diagnosis for self-management support.
- When you find it difficult to exercise regularly.
- When you have questions on exercise types, frequency, intensity or safety.
- When you experience:
- – walking problems like slowness, hesitation or feeling glued to the floor (freezing)
- – any balance problems, like recent falls or near falls or if you are afraid you might fall
- – problems rising from a chair, rolling over in bed or getting in and out of a car
- – pain, for example in your neck, back or shoulders.
Care for Parkinson’s is complex. Therefore, it is important that you visit a physiotherapist with Parkinson’s specific expertise.
At Physio & Therapies we can offer Specialist Neurophysiotherapy. Please call if you require assessment or treatment