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Benefits to GP's and Healthcare services

Evidence shows that ongoing access to a physiotherapy service leads to a :

  • Decrease in GP and consultant visits
  • Reduction in hospital inpatient stays
  • Improvements in health and wellbeing
  • Increase in levels of activity and participation
  • Improvement of QoL and mood

our services

Our services include: :

  • Ongoing access to specialist MS Physiotherapists
  • Evidence based practice
  • Tailored exercise classes in balance, strengthening, mobility and coordination
  • Postural assessment and education
  • Access to Specialized equipment
  • Constant monitoring of symptoms and progression
  • Long term management of symptoms including reduction in pain and muscle spasms
  • Reduction in problems secondary to reduced mobility, e.g. Pressure sores

The benefits of standing are well known and all patients have the opportunity to stand in one of our 4 standing frames or the tilt table.

PATIENT BENEFITS

The key to good exercise motivation is making exercise FUN, CHALLENGING and HABITUAL.

Exercise has been found to be neuro protective, to improve symptoms of depression, improve cognitive processing speed, visuospatial memory, executive function and cognitive flexibility. Exercise  can also reduce co-morbidities and reduce pain and fatigue.

Our Physiotherapists run classes which provide people with neuro conditions the opportunity to exercise regularly in a safe and fun environment.

We include all 5 components of exercise in our sessions

  • Strength and endurance
  • Flexibility and Range of motion
  • Cardiovascular exercise
  • Balance and co-ordination
  • Relaxation and Body awareness

Our therapists are members of TIMS  About TiMS | MS Trust

Support us

Donations are really important to the continued running of the Ryan Neuro Therapy Centre, particularly as we receive no government funding.