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Neuro System Disorders Therapy

Learn how receiving your Colorado Springs neurological rehabilitation at Revolution Rehabilitation, PC, can help alleviate the pains, frustrations, and inconveniences of neuro system disorders:

Neurological Rehabilitation – Which Conditions May Benefit?

A woman holding her forehead in painThe nervous system is one of the most important systems in the human body. Though this system helps provide our bodies with what they need in order to function, the nervous system can by very susceptible to many disorders. Those who have had an infection, injury, structural defect, tumor, degeneration or a circulatory disorder may increase their chances of suffering from a nervous system disorder. Nervous system disorders that may be helped with rehabilitation or physical medicine may include:

  • Infections: encephalitis, epidural abscess, meningitis and polio
  • Neuromuscular, structural or trauma disorders: head, brain or spinal cord injury, Bell’s palsy, carpal tunnel syndrome, brain or spinal cord tumors, cervical spondylosis, muscular dystrophy, peripheral neuropathy, Guillain-Barré syndrome and myasthenia gravis
  • Degenerative disorders: multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and Huntington’s chorea
  • Vascular disorders: subdural hemorrhage and hematoma, subarachnoid hemorrhage, stroke, extradural hemorrhage, transient ischemic attack (TIA)
  • Functional disorders: dizziness, neuralgia, headache, seizure disorder

The Neurological Rehabilitation Team

The neurological rehabilitation team is involved with many different programs that help a person while he or she is receiving outpatient care, inpatient care or is a hospital inpatient. This team focuses on helping out the patient in need as well as the patient’s family. To allow a patient to recover as much as possible, the neurological rehabilitation team sets a number of recovery goals for each patient. This team is made up of many of the following:

  • Dieticians
  • Internists
  • Neurologists/neurosurgeons
  • Physiatrists
  • Audiologists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Physical therapists
  • Chaplains
  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Vocational therapists
  • Speech/language therapists
  • Orthopedist/orthopedic surgeons
  • Psychologists/psychiatrists
  • Recreational therapists

The Neurological Rehabilitation Program

A neurological rehabilitation program consists of many people that work together in order to help a patient return to their best level of function and independence. This group of people also works toward improving a person’s life socially, physically and emotionally. A common neurological program may help a patient with the following:

  • Bathing, toileting, eating, dressing, cooking and housekeeping
  • Bowel and bladder retaining
  • Balance retaining
  • Social skills
  • Nutrition counseling
  • General counseling
  • Speech therapy (helping patients with swallowing, enunciation, communication, expressing their thoughts, speech troubles and more)
  • Community support group involvement
  • Absorbing knowledge about one’s condition
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Muscle and balance control activities (improving the pelvis and trunk of the body)
  • Cognitive, concentration, memory and judgment activities
  • Goal setting that includes family and individual goals

Schedule a Free Consultation

At Revolution Rehabilitation, PC, your first consultation for your Colorado Springs trigger point dry needling care is always free. Give us a call at 719-635-8622 to schedule an appointment at a time that’s convenient for you.