Neurological Services

 
 

Cerebral Vascular Accident


Modalities:

  • Pool Therapy
  • Heat
  • Ultrasound
  • Interferential Current
  • Tens Unit
  • Traction
  • Ice

Procedures: 

  • Manual therapy techniques
  • Extension exercises program
  • Home exercises program
  • Myofascial release techniques

Goals: 

  • Eradicate radiculopathy/back pain
  • Home exercise program
  • Education of the biomechanics of diagnosis

Spinal Cord Injury


Modalities:

  • Peripheral Nerve Stimulation 
  • Bio Feed-Back 
  • Brushing/Sensory Integration Techniques 

Procedures: 

  • Transfer Training 
  • Ambulation Training 
  • Stretching 
  • Strengthening 
  • Balance 
  • Neuro-Muscular Re-Education 

Goals: 

  • Eradicate pain 
  • Increase function 
  • Instruct in self-management home program 
  • Education on biomechanics of diagnosis

Parkinson's Disease

Multiple Sclerosis/Lou Gerig's Disease/Muscular Dystrophy/Other Neuro-degenerative Disease

Modalities:

  • Usually none 

Procedures: 

  • Proprioceptive neuromuscular facilitation 
  • Musculature Re-Education 
  • Strengthening 
  • Passive/Active Range of Motion 
  • Ambulation Training 
  • Balance Drills 
  • Splinting and/or Bracing 

Goals: 

  • Slow down loss of function, maintain 
  • current levels of function 
  • Education on biomechanics of diagnosis
 

Peripheral Vestibular Disorders and Balance Problems


Modalities:

  • None 

Procedures: 

  • Adaptation 
  • Accommodation 
  • Strengthening 
  • Balance 
  • Visual Re-Training 
  • Visual Tracking 
  • Proprioceptive Training of Lower Extremities (knees, hips, and other tissues)

Goals:

  • Instruct in self-management home program 
  • Education on biomechanics of diagnosis

Benign Positional Vertigo


Modalities:

  • None

Procedures: 

  • Response Techniques and Maneuvers 

Goals: 

  • Instruct in self-management home program 
  • Education on biomechanics of diagnosis

Dehabilitation


Modalities:

  • Not Applicable 

Procedures: 

  • Stretching 
  • Strengthening 
  • Functional Activities 
  • Ambulation Training 

Goals: 

  • Return to home and work environments with strength and energy, as well as functional ability to perform activities of daily living 
  • Education on biomechanics of diagnosis