Conditions We Treat
Millions of patients suffer from neurological diseases every year that affect their muscles, strength and sensation. This includes stroke, brain Injury, multiple sclerosis and spinal cord injury.
In some cases, patients suffer from neuropathic pain as a result of their neurological disease.
Symptoms may manifest as tingling, pins and needles, burning, shock-like sensations and deep aches
There may be options to help reduce these symptoms and increase quality of life.
Healthcare After Stroke
Every year over 500,000 people suffer from a new stroke. Many patients are left with lasting impairments that significantly affect their function and quality of life.
Symptoms following a stroke may include:
- Abnormal muscle tightness on the affected side
- Nerve pain on the affected side
- Changes in bowel or bladder habits
- Need for specialized equipment
If you or a loved one have suffered from a stroke and are experiencing any of these symptoms, you may benefit from evaluation in Renown’s Neuro-Rehabilitation Clinic.
Millions of patients are impacted by neurological diseases such as strokes, brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and multiple sclerosis. As a result, many patients develop an increase in their muscle tone, which they cannot control. This is called spasticity and can present as tightness in muscle groups, uncontrolled muscle spasms, rigid extremities and resistance to stretching.
Spasticity can have a significant effect on a person’s ability to perform daily functions such as:
- Getting out of bed
- Walking or using an assistive device for locomotion
- Carrying out daily hygiene tasks
- Making meals and eating
There are solutions to help control spasticity which could improve your quality of life.