Did You Know: 8 million Americans regularly report a chronic problem with balance, according to the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD).

Every person suffering from balance issues has different care requirements to regain balance. But we can target those different needs and guide you on a personalized journey to health. 

In our 25 years of experience, David Physical Therapy has helped countless patients with central nervous system damage improve their balance, their strength, and their quality of life. If you are struggling to navigate through your day, and you could use help regaining control of your health and independence, schedule an appointment with us to discuss neurological therapy today!

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FAQs on Neurological Therapy for Balance Problems:

What is Neurological Rehabilitation and Therapy? 

Neurological rehabilitation and therapy is a specialized treatment method for diseases, injuries, or disorders of the nervous system. To help treat these issues, neurologic physical therapists work with patients to improve or restore their mobility, which is often negatively affected by conditions of the nervous system.

 

What Are Examples of Health Issues That Benefit From This Type of Care?

There are numerous examples of potential conditions that could impair the nervous system and require specialized physical therapy and rehabilitation. A handful of these include:

  • Vascular disorders, which lead to abnormal blood vessel health and function
  • Certain infections, such as meningitis
  • Trauma, such as brain and spinal cord injury
  • Structural or neuromuscular disorders, such as Bell palsy, carpal tunnel syndrome, peripheral neuropathy, muscular dystrophy, etc.
  • Functional disorders, such as headaches, seizure disorder, dizziness, and neuralgia
  • Degenerative disorders, such as Parkinson disease, multiple sclerosis, Alzheimer disease, and Huntington chorea

 

How Exactly Does Neurological Rehabilitation And Therapy Help With These Conditions?

Every treatment program that falls under this type of care is unique and designed specifically to meet individual patient needs. In each case, however, the goal is to help the patient return to their highest level of function, independence, and quality of life. Our practice in particular focuses on the physical therapy aspects of neurological rehabilitation, and we strive to help patients improve their mobility and range of motion, muscle control and strength, and balance.

 

Those Conditions Are All Different; How Can One Treatment Method Help Them All?

Any disease that affects the central nervous system can also cause balance problems. But by customizing treatment plans for every patient, we can address balance issues with targeted physical therapy treatments. Exercise programs and balance training in general can also improve movement, prevent or decrease muscle weakness, manage pain, and maintain range of motion - all important parts of managing neurological deficits symptoms.

 

How Will David Physical Therapy Help Me?

We help our patients achieve the highest level of functional independence by improving their strength, mobility, balance, and coordination! Our ultimate goal is to return you to a normal, pain-free lifestyle. If you have questions about our practice and services, please don’t hesitate to give us a call at 412-344-9044.