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Conditions We Treat

Stroke

A stroke is caused by a disruption of blood flow to the brain as a result of a blockage or leakage in a blood vessel. The effects of a stroke vary depending on the severity of the blockage or leakage.

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Head Injury

We understand about the potential devastating effects a head injury / traumatic brain injury (TBI) can have on an individual and their family. Our specialised team can help you get back as much independence as possible.

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Spinal Cord Injury

Physiotherapy for SCIs can help you reach and maintain your maximum physical potential and help in the management of other aspects of your condition.

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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disease affecting the brain and spinal cord. It causes weakness and spasms throughout the muscles in the body and feelings of tiredness.

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Drop Foot

Physiotherapy treatment can help to reduce the impact of foot drop by providing advice on exercises to strengthen the muscles and orthotics to help lift the foot to reduce the effort of walking and reduce the risk of falls.

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Brain Tumour

Neurolgical physiotherapy will help to increase muscle strength, improve balance, ability to move around and enable the individual to carry out normal activities of daily living.

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Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is a condition affecting the tissues of the brain. It can affect the development of a child. Most people with cerebral palsy will find physiotherapy beneficial throughout their life.

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Downs Syndrome

We understand the difficulties faced with Down Syndrome and we want to help your child's development by helping them achieve their full potential and help prevent any unnecessary problems in the future as a result of poor posture or movement.

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Guillian Barre Syndrome

Guillian-Barre syndrome (GBS) is a disease in which the peripheral nerves (those outside the brain and spinal cord) become inflamed and stop working. This causes weakness of the muscles in the arms, legs, face and those responsible for breathing.

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Brain Tumour

Neurolgical physiotherapy will help to increase muscle strength, improve balance, ability to move around and enable the individual to carry out normal activities of daily living.

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Functional Neurological Deficit

Treatment for functional neurological deficit will aim to restore normal movement patterns to allow you to become more independent and overcome your functional problems.

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Functional Weakness

Many people with functional weakness make significant improvements following a period of physiotherapy. Our physiotherapists will give you the support and reassurance throughout your journey to enable you to maximise your quality of life.

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Gluteal Gait

Physiotherapy treatment will aim to improve the strength of the muscles around the hip and reduce compensatory trunk lean which may later cause secondary problems.

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Head Injury

With the correct level of physiotherapy input long term improvements can be made. Manchester Neuro Physio commonly see individuals make significant improvements.

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Hemiparesis

Treatment will vary according to the level of weakness. In severe cases initial treatment may focus on being able to sit unsupported with the correct alignment. In all cases treatment will aim to maximise your potential.

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Hereditary Sensory Motor Neuropathy

Physiotherapy can be helpful at any stage of your condition in order to maximise your potential, minimise the secondary effects of the condition and improve your quality of life.

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Erbs Palsy

Physiotherapy treatment can aid recovery from Erbs palsy by providing advice on appropriate exercises and positioning to improve muscle strength and maintain range of movement in the arm while the nerve is recovering.

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Spinal Cord Injury

Physiotherapy can help you reach and maintain your maximum physical potential and help in the management of other aspects of your condition.

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Alzheimers Disease

We aim to support the person and their family throughout the course of the disease by maximising quality of life and independence where possible.

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Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis

We aim to maximise a person's quality of life by providing advice and support and keeping people as active as possible.

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Apraxia

Physiotherapy can also help to address the physical problems that may be present alongside apraxia such as the weakness and impaired movements that may occur after a stroke.

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Arterovenous Malformation

Physiotherapy treatment for AVM will be based on the individual's presentation during a neurological physiotherapy assessment. At Manchester Neuro Physio, our neurological physiotherapists have a wealth of experience in the assessment and treatment of individuals recovering from AVM.

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Ataxia

Physiotherapy aims to maximise a person's functional ability and potential thereby improving quality of life.

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Bells Palsy

Physiotherapy treatment can be of benefit to speed recovery and research has shown that physiotherapy can improve the impairments associated with Bell's palsy

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Brain Tumour

Physiotherapy treatment for an individual with a brain tumour will depend on the individual's physical presentation, symptoms and their goals. This will vary according to the size, location, type of the brain tumour.

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Drop Foot

Physiotherapy treatment can help to reduce the impact of foot drop by providing advice on exercises to strengthen the muscles and orthotics to help lift the foot to reduce the effort of walking and reduce the risk of falls.

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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

The specialist physiotherapists at Manchester Neuro Physio can provide progressive exercise programmes to improve your energy levels, reduce your pain and improve the quality of your sleep.

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Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy

Each person with CIDP will have different needs and capabilities therefore a thorough assessment of your needs will be carried out by our specialist neurological physiotherapists to identify problem areas and a suitable treatment plan.

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Conversion Disorder

Physiotherapy treatment is essential in management of conversion disorder despite the lack of an identifiable organic cause for the physical symptoms.

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Dejerine Sottas

Our specialist physiotherapists can provide neurological physiotherapy for people with Dejerine-Sottas syndrome to maximise their independence for as long as possible. Our treatments will be specific to your needs and are delivered by highly skilled therapists.

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Dementia

Physiotherapy for people with dementia is best provided by a neurological physiotherapist. Manchester Neuro Physio aim to increase mobility, implement specific falls prevention exercises and advise on changes to the home environment to increase independence and safety.

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Transverse Myelitis

Manchester Neuro Physio can assist you to achieve your maximum physical potential by treating the problems that arise following the onset of transverse myelitis.

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Charcot Marie Tooth

Physiotherapy treatment for CMT (aka HSMN) can help to maximise independence and function by advising on appropriate exercises and equipment to help keep you as active as possible.

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Development Delay

Developmental delay is when children do not meet milestones when they are expected to. Milestones can be physical, such as crawling and walking, or social, such as talking.

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Dyspraxia

Physiotherapy is the most important component in the treatment of dyspraxia. Increasing a child's motor skills will lead to a development in their social skills and often improve their behaviour.

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Dystonia

Treatment for dystonia may include medication, botulinum toxin injections and surgery such as deep brain stimulation. Physiotherapy treatment can alleviate the pain and discomfort associated with dystonia to maximise your quality of life.

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Fibromyalgia

Your muscle pain and stiffness can be reduced by physiotherapy. This is achieved with a combination of exercises, pain management strategies, manual techniques, hydrotherapy and electrotherapy.

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Friedreichs Ataxia

Our physiotherapists will support you at any stage of your condition whether you are newly diagnosed or at later stages of your condition. We can offer intense periods of treatment if necessary or planned reviews at longer intervals.

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Muscular Dystrophy

Physiotherapy treatment usually includes stretching and strengthening programmes and activities / games to help maintain muscle strength, increase flexibility and reduce muscle spasms.

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Myasthenia Gravis

Manchester Neuro Physio has an in depth understanding of the impacts a condition like Myasthenia Gravis can have on your life. When accessing our services you will have your needs fully assessed by your specialist physiotherapist and a treatment plan will be put together in agreement with you to help improve your daily functioning.

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Myopathy

The specialist neurological physiotherapists at Manchester Neuro Physio can help control your symptoms, such as muscular weakness and spasms, and enable you to maintain a good quality of life.

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Myotonia Congenita

Our physiotherapists have an understanding of the impacts of Myotonia Congentia on your everyday life. With this in mind they will work with you to assess your needs and build a suitable treatment plan to enable your optimal functioning and management of your condition.

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Nemaline Myopathy

Manchester Neuro Physio can appreciate how Nemaline Myopathy affects your daily living and can provide a service to assess individual requirements for treatment and construct a personal treatment plan maintain your independence in daily life.

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Neuralgia

Physiotherapy treatment for neuralgia is focused on decreasing the symptoms of neuralgia and improving muscle strength and overall quality of life.

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Spinocerebellar Ataxia

Our physiotherapists at Manchester Neuro Physio understand how Spinocerebellar Ataxia may have affected your everyday life and they will assess your needs and build a treatment plan for you to optimise your daily functioning.

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Paralysis

Physiotherapy treatment provided for paralysis will be dependent upon the cause and severity of the symptoms. This will be established by a thorough subjective and objective neurological assessment in the clinic or in the home environment.

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Parkinsons

Manchester Neuro Physio aim to increase mobility and advise on changes to the home environment to increase independence and safety. As a result, patients with Parkinson's disease will be able to cope better from day-to-day and maintain their independence.

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Peripheral Nerve Injury

Physiotherapy is very important to promote the recovery of peripheral nerve injuries regardless of whether surgery is required. Manchester Neuro Physio provide specialised treatment programmes, functional electrical stimulation and bracing.

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Progressive Supra Nuclear Palsy

Physiotherapy treatment sessions will be based on the individual's symptoms, problems and goals. Therefore, treatment may focus on trunk stability, movement patterns and bed mobility.

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Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy

Physiotherapy is an essential part of the SDR process, intensive rehabilitation after the surgery will maximize your child's abilities. Physiotherapy should be carried out at least three times a week for the first four months, gradually reducing to once a month at two years post-surgery.

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Huntingtons

Physiotherapy for Huntington's disease is aimed at the helping individuals with symptoms such as; mobility problems, balance problems and musculoskeletal problems

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Idiopathic Diseases

Physiotherapy treatment for IIDDs will depend on the specific presentation of your condition. IIDD's may affect you in different ways. Commonly they will affect your strength, balance and mobility which are key areas that physiotherapy can help address.

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Kennedys Disease

Physiotherapy treatment will depend on your specific needs and impairments. Your physiotherapist will perform a thorough assessment of your physical problems and will devise an individual treatment programme for you.

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Machado Joseph Disease

Your physiotherapist will liaise with your GP, speech and language therapist, occupational therapist and orthoptist to deliver multi-professional holistic care and achieve the best possible outcome.

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Meningioma

All physiotherapy treatment will be focused on specific goals set by the individual during the initial assessment.

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Motor Neurone Disease

Manchester Neuro Physio understand how a diagnosis of motor neurone disease can affect all aspects of the lives of you and your loved ones. Through physiotherapy we aim to keep your work, home and social life as active as possible.

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Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular rehabilitation is a tried and tested treatment technique that can prove triumphant even when other treatment tools are unsuccessful.

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