Neurological Conditions in Physiotherapy, Neurological Physiotherapy, Progressive Neurological Conditions
Aging is a natural process and eventually, humans get old. This aging, however, weakens our body and introducing age-related problems which further weaken our body. One such category of problems that is a result of old age is neurological problems.
As the name suggests, Neurological Problems are connected to our brain. The brain is made up of trillions of neurons that connect our body to the brain. When these neurons start degenerating, the connection starts getting weaker. This in turn results, in the person facing difficulty in performing everyday activities such as walking, speaking and even loses coordination. All of these are common symptoms of neurological disorders.
Neurological disorders are commonly seen in people aged 60 and above. A few examples of such disorders are Alzheimer’s, Cerebral Aneurysm, Stroke, Parkinson’s disease, etc. Although not all neurological disorder is linked to aging, people above 65 have higher chances of being diagnosed with one.
The disorders related to neurological functioning are usually progressive and worsen as time goes by. There are many neurological disorders that can’t be cured but they can nevertheless, be treated.
Since neurological conditions mainly cause sensory-motor impairments, coordination problems, it becomes important to treat them with methods that help to improve these key problems. One such therapy which makes use of different methods for the treatment of progressive neurological conditions and more is; Physiotherapy.