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Paediatric Neurological Conditions

Neurological conditions affect the central and peripheral nervous system as a result from damage to the brain, spinal column or nerves caused by injury or illness. Neurological paediatric physiotherapists are health professionals that assess and treat children with a neurological condition. Our specialist paediatric physiotherapists here at Liverpool Physio are highly experienced in treating children with various neurological conditions.


What causes paediatric neurological conditions?



Neurological conditions in children can have a number of causes. Children can be born with a condition such as downs syndrome or can acquire a condition following an accident such as a brain injury.




Treatment for neurological developmentAbove: Treatment for neurological development



Other causes of neurological conditions may include:
  • Congenital abnormalities
  • Genetic disorders
  • Infections
  • Malnutrition
  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Nerve injury

Common paediatric neurological conditions Liverpool Physio treat



Our Liverpool based specialist paediatric physiotherapists have vast experience treating infants, children and adolescents with a variety of neurological conditions including:
  • Autism-PDD
  • Behavioral disorders
  • Brain tumours
  • Developmental neurobiology of cerebrum
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy/surgical epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Inheritable metabolic disorders
  • Learning disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Neurogenetic disorders
  • Neuromuscular disorders
  • Neurological care of premature infants throughout childhood
  • Specialised and routine neuroimaging
  • Sleep disorders
  • Pain
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Mitochondrial disorders



Sessions adapted to all ages to ensure engagement.Above: Sessions adapted to all ages to ensure engagement.



This is not an exhaustive list of conditions. If you would like to have a discussion with one of our paediatric physiotherapists then please either email us on office@liverpoolphysio.co.uk or call us on 0151 558 0077.


What symptoms can physiotherapy help with?



Common symptoms that are helped by physiotherapy treatment for neurological conditions include
  • Muscle weakness
  • Muscle tightness
  • Poor co-ordination of movement
  • Poor posture
  • Reduced sensation
  • Pain
  • Balance
  • Altered gait

What would paediatric physiotherapy treatment for neurological conditions involve?



Physiotherapy treatment for each child is specific to their needs. After an initial physiotherapy assessment our neurological physiotherapists will select what techniques to utilise in order for your child to reach their potential. Treatment techniques may include:
  • Massage
  • Exercise therapy
  • Stretching exercises
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Practicing difficult tasks
  • Liaise if necessary with other professionals e.g. occupational therapists, orthotists, speech and language therapists
  • Develop home therapy programs
  • Regular discussion of your child's problems
  • Ongoing assessment of problems
  • Develop mutually agreed goals of treatment
To keep each child focused our paediatric physiotherapists keep treatments as fun as possible and can be administered through play, movement and exploration of their environment.


Why Liverpool Physio for paediatric physiotherapy?



Our knowledgeable paediatric physiotherapists have vast experience in treating children with a variety of neurological conditions. Liverpool Physio can also offer:
  • Quick treatment, without a waiting list
  • Devoted patient centred attitude
  • Reassurance and support for parents
  • Highly experienced specialist paediatric physiotherapists
  • Regular training undertaken to update skills
  • Evidence of success
  • Fun treatment plans to keep the children focused

How can I arrange an appointment?



To arrange an appointment with one of our specialist paediatric physiotherapists or for further information then either email us at office@liverpoolphysio.co.uk or phone us on 0151 558 0077.


Summary



Neurological conditions can affect anyone. Our expert physiotherapists have vast experience in treating children with such conditions and provide individual treatment plans based on your child's needs. Advice and support is provided to parents and carers making sure everything you need to know is made clear and everything is fully understood. Our neurological physiotherapists make treatment is fun for your child making the whole experience as pleasant as possible whilst focusing on them reaching their potential.

To book an appointment then please either email us at office@liverpoolphysio.co.uk or phone us on 0151 558 0077.

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