Physiotherapy - Amputee and Neurology Services

Details of the services we offer @ Bodyworks Subiaco

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Amputee services

Individuals who are born with a congenital limb defect or have undergone the surgical removal of a limb can become limited functionally and feel very disabled due to the increased metabolic cost of walking, altered sensory control, muscular contraction and activation, and feel the effects of other co-morbidities such as cardiopulmonary or musculoskeletal side effects.

The level of every individual amputation can vary and therefore differences in gait biomechanics are observed. The relocation of musculature not only changes the sensory function but also affects muscle use and disuse. Muscle wastage begins during the period of inactivity that starts before and continues immediately after amputation surgery, and this has a cumulative effect on functional activities such as walking and stair climbing.

Bodyworks Subiaco offers tailored amputee physiotherapy, rehabilitation exercises and techniques both for prosthetic and non-prosthetic users through rehabilitation techniques using resistance-based Pilates equipment. The main goals are to help strengthen the muscles surrounding your pelvis and spine to assist with promoting optimal movement patterns and avoid secondary musculoskeletal back/pelvic pain and help with your activities of daily living hence improving function.

We consider a holistic approach to management by focusing on individual specific limitations such as balance, sound and residual limb strength and stability, and addressing phantom limb sensations/pain with techniques such as mirror box therapy.

We require a Rehabilitation Physiotherapist Initial Consultation to provide your physiotherapist with an in-depth history of your amputation, a current level of function and goals to customize your rehabilitation management and program. This will be able to be claimed on private health rebates.

We are NDIS registered providers.

 

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Neurology Services

NEURO:

  • Rehabilitation Physiotherapy
  • Private health rebates
  • Stroke
  • Brain bleed / hemorrhage
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Muscular Weakness
  • Numbness / pins & needles
  • Balance
  • Neurology
  • Paresthesia
  • Functional Limitation
  • Reflexes
  • Asymmetry
  • Gait / Walking abnormalities
  • Gluteal control
  • Muscle Atrophy / Wastage / Size

We require a Rehabilitation Physiotherapist Initial Consultation to provide your physiotherapist with an in-depth history of your amputation, a current level of function and goals to customize your rehabilitation management and program. This will be able to be claimed on private health rebates. We are NDIS registered providers.