Neurological physiotherapy is the branch of rehabilitation medicine that deals with conditions affecting the nervous system. People who have had stroke, multiple sclerosis, Guillain Barre Syndrome and many others remain with some impairments even if they have been "healed". These impairments can be addressed via functional retraining, learning new and compensatory techniques and making sure that the impairments are not leading into more complex cormobidities.

If you had a stroke, you might be having problems with sitting, walking, using one side of your body, swallowing, talking and many more. A neurological physiotherapist will help you recover and learn how to optimally function in your environment.

A neurological physiotherapist also helps children with cerebral palsy, Down's Syndrome and many other conditions. Read more below:

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Chimwemwe Masina, PT

Author: Chimwemwe Masina

Chimwemwe Masina is currently working as a Resident Physiotherapist at DDT College of Medicine in Gaborone, Botswana. Before joining DDT College of Medicine, he worked in the Ministry of Health at Kamuzu Central Hospital in Malawi, MagWaz Physiotherapy and Wellness Services in Lilongwe, Malawi. as well as Volunteering at Physiopedia.
His interest is in Neuromusculoskeletal Physiotherapy and currently he is an assisting lecturer in Manual Therapy and Lumbar Spine Management.

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