Neurologic Physical Therapy

Neurologic Physical Therapy includes the evaluation and treatment of individuals with movement problems due to disease or injury of the nervous system. Physical Therapists who practice in neurology provide services to individuals of all age with the goal of improving function and overall ability to participate in personal roles and activities that are important to the individual.

The Primary Objectives of Neurologic Physical Therapy Include:

  • Enhancing mobility
  • Improving muscle strength and tone
  • Promoting motor control and coordination
  • Addressing sensory and perceptual impairments
  • Managing pain and discomfort
  • Enhancing balance and fall prevention
  • Maximizing independence and functional abilities

What Treatments are Used in Neurologic Physical Therapy?

  • Therapeutic exercise
  • Gait training
  • Balance training
  • Range-of-motion exercises
  • Electrical stimulation
  • Manual therapy

Locations of Service:

  • All Locations

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Common Health Conditions Include:

  • Balance & Vestibular disorders
  • Parkinson’s Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Stroke