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Physiotherapy for Nerve Injuries
What is a nerve Injury?
A nerve injury is usually sustain through a traumatic incident but can also occur due to repetitive movements. Nerve injuries that occur outside of the brain and spinal cord have the ability to heal and benefit from Physiotherapy. Dependent upon how far up the length of the nerve is damaged, will alter the healing period, some injuries may require surgery whilst others will heal with Physiotherapy alone. Some of the signs and symptoms of a nerve injury are:
Types of Nerve Injuries
Peripheral Nerve injuries can be categorised into two groups:
How can Physiotherapy help Nerve Injuries?
Physiotherapy can help with the management of nerve injuries whether complete lesions requiring nerve grafts or incomplete lesions requiring conservative management. Physiotherapy can assist to:
What Physiotherapy treatments can be expected for Nerve Injuries?
There are many different types of Physiotherapy treatments available at Manchester Physio for the rehabilitation of Nerve Injuries. Some of the treatments can include:
Nerve injuries, dependent upon how far along the nerve length is damage will affect the recovery period, causing pain, discomfort and disability. Physiotherapy can assist optimise healing and help manage pain experienced regardless of surgical intervention or not. Please contact us or call 0161 883 0077 to arrange an appointment with an experienced Physiotherapist from Manchester Physio today.
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