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Neurological patient and coronavirus (COVID-19)

We are currently affected by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID 19). Apart from the very evident affectations of the respiratory system and the main problem of patients with COVID-19 that can lead to death, it has been observed that patients severely affected by this disease can also present neurological symptoms. Scientific research concludes that neurological disorders […]

Sensitive and motor exercise for the arm and hand

To take advantage of time at home and in addition to the initiatives #yomequedoencasa and #yomemuevoencasa, the staff of the neurorehabilitation clinic, both physical therapists, speech therapists, psychologists and ergotherapists have wanted to collaborate with the publication of small videos, therapeutic video tips for home. Today we are with the physiotherapist Carina Salgueiro who gives […]

Therapeutic exercise in physiotherapy

Many of the neurological patients, whether due to cerebellar ataxia, stroke, Parkinson’s disease or other, have impaired balance and postural control. The rehabilitation and treatment of these disorders and alterations is essential for the patient to regain control of his movement and independence and functional autonomy. In some cases, we not only talk about recovery, […]

Assessment in neurological physiotherapy

Most neurological conditions, such as stroke, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease or spinal cord injury, have as a consequence sensitive and motor involvement of your physical condition. For the rehabilitation of the alterations that the patient presents, it is advisable to carry out a previous assessment that provides information to the clinical diagnosis, helps to classify, […]

10 Principles of Neural Plasticity to optimize the intervention in neurorehabilitation

Use it or lose it Decreased activation of specific brain areas can lead to functional degradation. Encourage the patient to perform the movements that he can do on his own and assist the movement that he cannot perform. Since it has been shown that the decrease in use or performance of a movement can cause […]

Gait speed with Functional Electrical Stimulation

Functional Electrical Stimulation, known as FES, is a therapeutic approach that uses a small electrical device to produce electrical currents and stimulate the peripheral nerve by means of adhesive electrodes placed on the skin. The applied electrical stimulus produced a muscular contraction that will help in the execution of the proposed task and therefore it […]

What footwear should I wear after a stroke?

After having suffered an Ictus, it is possible to present several alterations such as speech alterations, memory and attention problems, sensory and sensory changes, alteration of movement among other less common ones. Related to the alterations of the posture and of the movement, a great alteration is in balance and march above all when the […]

Bobath Concept

As every year, we receive the training sessions of the Spanish Association of Therapists trained in the Bobath Concept (AETB). At the beginning of the month of March, Saturday, September 9, the XXXII AETB Training Days will take place in Madrid. These conferences, open to members and non-members, aim to keep interested parties up-to-date regarding […]

Virtual Reality in Neurorehabilitation

Virtual Reality is used to artificially create sensory information of an interactive virtual environment being perceived as real and favoring exploration, commitment, curiosity and motivation.