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Neurological Rehabilitation

The most common neurological disorders that can benefit from therapy are:

Intervertebral disc disease with surgical or conservative management
Fibrocartilagenous Emboli
Degenerative Myelopathy (similar to Multiple Sclerosis in humans)
Plexus Lesions
Brachial and Lumbosacral

Treatment options are conservative or surgical

Rehab can include:

  • Rest

  • Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory

  • Steroids

  • Pain medication

  • Ice

  • Splinting

  • Skin protection

  • Range of Motion

  • Laser Therapy

  • Cervical collar

  • Carts

  • Walkabout Harness

  • Therapeutic Exercises for balance, proprioception, strengthening and endurance Education

Web sites for support and information regarding Degenerative Myelopathy


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