Neurological rehabilitation

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  • An exercise program (to improve function, safety, and efficiency of movement; to prevent or postpone weakness caused by lack of use; to manage spasticity and pain; to maintain range of motion; to develop the maximum potential of muscle, bone, and respiration)
  • Neurological rehabilitation

    1. 1. Neuro-rehabilitation Mrs.Neethu Jayesh
    2. 2. complex medical process whichaims to aid recovery from anervous system injury, and tominimize and/or compensate forany functional alterationsresulting from it.
    3. 3. Indications Vascular disorders InfectionsStructural, traumaNeuromuscular disordersFunctional disordersDegenerative disorders
    4. 4. The neurological rehabilitation team Neurologist/neurosurgeon Orthopaedist/orthopaedic surgeon Physiatrist Internist Rehabilitation nurse Dietitian Physical therapist
    5. 5. Occupational therapistSpeech therapist/language therapistPsychologist/psychiatristRecreational therapistAudiologistChaplainVocational therapist
    6. 6. Services include Assistance with activities of daily living(adls) such as eating, dressing, bathing,using the toilet, handwriting, cooking, andbasic housekeeping Speech therapy (to help patients whoare having trouble speaking, expressingtheir thoughts, or swallowing; to improvespeech patterns, enunciation, and oralcommunication, in general)
    7. 7. Counseling (to deal with anxiety and depression) Bladder and bowel retraining Activities to improve control and musclebalance in the trunk, pelvis, and shouldergirdle
    8. 8. An exercise programSocial skills retrainingGait and balance retrainingNutritional counselingInvolvement in community support groups
    9. 9. Activities to improve cognitiveimpairments, such as difficulties withconcentration, attention, memory, andpoor judgment. Education regarding the disease anddisease process. Goal setting involving the individualand family members.
    10. 10. BENEFITS OF NEURO REHABILITATION It promotes patient’ skills to workat the highest level of independencepossible for him/her after thedamage to brain or spinal cord.
    11. 11. It also encourages him/her torebuild self-esteem and a positivemood. Thus, he/she can adapt to thenew situation and becomeempowered for successful andcommunity reintegration.

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