Head trauma and stroke
Injuries and accidents such as stroke and head trauma can cause lesions at various levels in the brain and result in all sorts of changes to body functions.
These neurological injuries generally require patients to undergo rehabilitation therapy to regain a broad level of physical function and maintain a certain quality of life. Physiotherapy treatments are recommended to accelerate and optimize recovery.
Physiotherapy is also a method of choice for treating certain degenerative diseases and other central nervous system impairments such as multiple sclerosis (MS), Parkinson’s disease, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), and dementia. For these conditions, the goal of physiotherapy is to minimize the effects of the disease and help maintain functional capacity.