What is Neuro physical therapy?

Category: Physical Therapy

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Generic name: Physical Therapy

Neurological physical therapy is a discipline focused on working with individuals who have a neurological disorder or disease. These include Alzheimer's disease, ALS, brain injury, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, spinal cord injury, and stroke.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Improve mobility 6 3
Multiple sclerosis 5 1
Osteoarthritis 4 2
Balance problems 3 2
Fibromyalgia 3 1

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 3
Mild 0
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Neuro physical therapy

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently going to Neuro physical therapy

Dosage Patients
60 min weekly 1
daily 1
weekly 1

Why patients stopped taking Neuro physical therapy

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Course of treatment ended 4
Other 2
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
See all 7 patients who've stopped going to Neuro physical therapy

Duration

Currently going to Neuro physical therapy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped going to Neuro physical therapy

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 6
5 - 10 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 5
Usually 3
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 4
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 1
$50-99 1
$25-49 1
< $25 1
Not specified 4
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2 patient evaluations for Neuro physical therapy

Sep 15, 2016 (Started Jun 10, 2016)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for gait problems)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Cost: $50-99 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 1, 2014 (Started Oct 15, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for osteoarthritis)
  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for multiple sclerosis)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 60 min Weekly
Advice & Tips: I'll stick to deep tissue massage which I believe helps me more.

  • 0 helpful marks
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