Living with a Spinal Cord injury, Nervous System injury, or Nervous System disease?
WE UNDERSTAND. WE CARE. WE HELP.
Living with any of the above can affect a person’s life in many ways. Smithson Valley Physical Therapy has the most experience in this area to serve all physical therapy needs. Our therapists are the providers of choice with over 2o years of experience each. They can assess, differentially diagnose, and treat the condition with one on one patient care.
WHAT IS A NEUROLOGICAL DISORDER?
A neurological disorder is any disorder of the body’s nervous system. Structural, biochemical or electrical abnormalities in the brain, spinal cord or other nerves can result in a range of symptoms. Examples of symptoms include paralysis, muscle weakness, poor coordination, loss of sensation, seizures, confusion and pain. There are many recognized neurological disorders, some relatively common, but many rare.
WHAT ARE COMMON SPINAL CORD OR NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS?
- Spinal Cord Injury
- Head Trauma
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Brain / Spinal Cord Tumors
- Cerebral Palsy (CP)
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Developmental Delays
- Guillian- Barre
We are fortunate to have the ParaStep that we incorporate into individualized rehab programs.
The ParaStep® by Sigmetics, Inc. is a microcomputer controlled functional neuromuscular stimulation (FNS) system that enables independent, unbraced ambulation (i.e., standing and walking) by people with a spinal cord injury.