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Effects of Meningioma

Effects of Meningioma

Each individual affected by meningioma will have different symptoms due to the different area of the brain affected. However, some symptoms may include:

  • Muscle weakness (one side of the body or both)
  • Reduced ability to move around
  • Reduced ability to carry out activities of daily living
  • Changes to sensation and co-ordination
  • Changes to sense of joint position
  • Inattention or neglect of affected body parts
  • Difficulty with speech
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Visual problems
  • Changes to taste/smell
  • Headaches/sickness
  • Fatigue
  • Seizures
  • Changes in personality/behaviour/memory
  • Changes to bladder or bowel continence

Meningioma causes a broad range of symptoms that affect everyday living and ability to perform normal functional activities. It is essential that individuals with meningioma are managed by a multi-disciplinary team of experienced health professionals in order to cover all aspects of the condition. Your specialist neurological physiotherapist at Manchester Neuro Physio will complete a holistic assessment of your symptoms and discuss a detailed treatment plan focused on achievement of realistic short and long-term goals.


To book an assessment or for more information please email call 0161 883 0066 .