Ataxia is a movement disorder causing problems with co-ordination of muscle movement, neurological physiotherapy can help with progressive strengthening, improving balance and mobility.
Bell’s Palsy is the loss of movement on one side of the face due to weakness or paralysis when the facial nerve becomes inflamed or is damaged. Neurological physiotherapy can help facilitate recovery of the facial muscles.
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is the most common cause of vertigo, a sensation of moving/spinning. It is effectively treated by experienced Vestibular/ Neurological Physiotherapists.
ANR can provide rehabilitation for balance training, gait training, vestibular rehabilitation for dizziness as well as progressive strengthening and cardiovascular fitness programs. We target those factors that most limit people's ability to engage in activities of daily living, to help maximise quality of life.
Cerebral Palsy (CP)is a birth related non-progressive movement based disorder, neurological physiotherapy can help you achieve your goals, maintain your mobility and manage your pain.
Cervical dizziness or cervical vertigo is a type of dizziness you may experience with associated neck pain, caused by a possible dysfunction of your cervical spine (neck).
Chronic Pain can be debilitating but neurological physiotherapy can help with education, self-management and sensorimotor learning exercises to develop new strategies that aim to gain a greater repertoire of functional movement and reduce pain.
If you have concussion symptoms of dizziness, headache, neck pain, concentration and/or balance co-ordination problems persisting beyond a few weeks, it is recommended you consult a physiotherapist with experience in concussion management.
Dementia often has physical as well as cognitive symptoms. Keeping fit and active is important in maintaining both your physical and cognitive function.
Dizziness can be an extremely frightening experience, but it doesn’t have to be! Evidence now clearly shows that many causes of dizziness can be alleviated through specific treatment and guided exercises.
Dystonia is a movement disorder characterised by involuntary muscle activity in a specific part of the body. Neurological Physiotherapists have experience working with people with dystonia and also have an interest in helping you find the best ways to manage your condition.
Endolymphatic hydrops can result in episodes of dizziness, imbalance and hearing changes. We can help with strategies that help maximise vestibular adaption and compensation
Falls and Fear of Falls
Many factors contribute to falls in the elderly and in those with neurological disorders. We can assess what factors are contributing to your falls risk and design a program to help you.
Functional Neurological Disorders (FND)
We have experience in working with people with FND to support them through individualised rehabilitation and recovery pathways.
Guillain-Barré syndrome (GBS) is a rare neurological disorder in which the body's immune system mistakenly attacks part of its peripheral nervous system. We understand the importance of starting a specific physical rehabilitation regime in order to prevent complications and maximise speed of recovery.
Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis
Hereditary Spastic Paraparesis (HSP) is a group of inherited, degenerative neurological disorders that affect the upper motor neurons. Neurological Physiotherapy can help you maintain your independence, improve mobility and manage pain.
Labyrinthitis is an infection within the inner ear, and can cause vertigo and imbalance sensations.
Meniere’s Disease is a disorder of the inner ear causing symptoms such as vertigo and dizziness, nausea and vomiting, tinnitus or a feeling of fullness or bursting.
Migraine is a common brain disorder, that can lead to episodic symptoms, the most common being headaches. Dizziness is another symptom and neurological physiotherapy can help with both of these.
Motor Neurone Disease
Motor Neurone Disease is a neurodegenerative disease that causes rapidly progressive muscle weakness. Neurological Physiotherapy is important in the multidisciplinary support and care for people with Motor Neurone Disease.
We have extensive experience in treatment, education and research regarding neurological rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis. Neurological Physiotherapy can help with a number of issues such as balance, mobility, fatigue management and pain.
Multiple System Atrophy (MSA)
Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) is a rare neurodegenerative condition. Physical symptoms may include problems with movement, balance, speech and co-ordination, neurological physiotherapy can help help with improving movement, pain management and keeping as active as possible.
There are many types of Muscular Dystrophies and neurological physiotherapy can help with exercise, including range of motion, balance retraining, strengthening and cardiovascular fitness.
Myositis is a condition that results in the chronic inflammation of muscles throughout the body. Exercise is an effective and safe intervention for people with myositis and we can tailor a program to help you.
Neuropathy is when nerve damage leads to pain, weakness and sensory impairments. Neurological Physiotherapy can help with a tailored program to improve your balance, strength and manage your pain.
Parkinson’s disease causes movement planning difficulties and neurological physiotherapy can help with exciting fitness & strength programs specifically designed for Parkinson's Disease.
Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
Progressive supranuclear palsy (PSP) is a progressive neurodegenerative condition which results from damage to nerve cells in the brain. We can provide support, education and an individual program for you to your maintain independence and achieve your goals
Spino Cerebellar Ataxia (SCA)
There are many different types of spinocerebellar ataxia (SCA) but they all present with movement problems that progress over time. We can help manage your symptoms and maximise your independence.
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injury can result from either traumatic or non-traumatic changes to the spinal cord. Neurological physiotherapists can help with many of the physical challenges, such as learning to move more effectively, managing spasms and pain.
Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
Neurological physiotherapists at ANR can provide support and provide movement based training, postural control, mobility and physical activity. We can help with pain management for musculoskeletal issues
Difficulty with waking, or using your arm/hand? We can help your stroke recovery with physiotherapy and exercises that target brain neuroplasticity. We will design an individualised rehabilitation program to help you achieve your goals.
Not knowing the cause of your dizziness, despite a number of medical investigations and opinions, can be stressful. We can help identify many factors that may contributing to your dizziness and help design a proactive strategy to help.
Vestibular Neuronitis is characterised by severe and sudden onset of vertigo, often accompanied by nausea and vomiting.
Vestibular rehabilitation is the most effective treatment for this condition to allow early and efficient movement compensations to occur.