Neuro Physiotherapy

Our physiotherapists are experienced in providing a complete range of physiotherapy services.

 

Fill up the form to know more about our physiotherapy services for Neuropathy.
 

Neuro Physiotherapy

Our physiotherapists are experienced in providing a complete range of physiotherapy services.

 

Fill up the form to know more about our physiotherapy services for Neuropathy.
 

Physiotherapy Services For Neuropathy

Diabetic neuropathy

 

High blood sugar levels can damage the nerves throughout the body which is termed as Diabetic Neuropathy. The symptoms vary from pain and numbness in legs and feet to the problems in the digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels, and heart. Though some people have mild symptoms for others, it may be quite painful.

 

Diabetic neuropathy is one of the common complications of diabetes. It can be prevented with proper blood sugar control and a healthy lifestyle. Also getting a diabetic neuropathy physiotherapy treatment is recommended to have a healthy and safe recovery.

 

Symptoms:

 

Symptoms vary on the type of neuropathy. People often experience:

 

  • Tingling sensation and numbness
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Increased pain
  • Loss of ability to detect changes in hot and cold
  • Loss of coordination
  • Burning or shooting pain that may be worse at night
  • Muscle weakness

There are four main types of diabetic neuropathy. The symptoms develop gradually and usually depend on the type and the affected nerve. Physiotherapy for diabetic neuropathy:

 

Peripheral neuropathy

 

It is the most common type of diabetic neuropathy that usually affects the feet and legs first and then the hands and arms. The signs and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy are mostly worse at night that includes:

 

  • Numbness or not feeling pain or temperature changes
  • Tingling or burning sensation
  • Sharp pain or cramps
  • Sensitivity to touch in some people
  • Muscle weakness
  • Loss of reflexes
  • Loss of balance and coordination
  • Foot problems like ulcers, infections and bone and joint pain

 

Autonomic neuropathy

 

The autonomic nervous system controls the heart, bladder, stomach, intestines, sex organs and eyes. Diabetes can cause damage to the nerves in these areas causing:

 

  • Hypoglycemia unawareness
  • Bladder problems such as urinary tract infections or urinary retention
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Gastroparesis causing nausea, vomiting, bloating and loss of appetite
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Increased or decreased sweating
  • Problems controlling body temperature
  • Increased heart rate during relaxation
  • Fluctuation in blood pressure after sitting or standing
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Decreased sexual response

 

Radiculoplexus neuropathy

 

It usually affects the nerves in the thighs, hips, buttocks or legs. This type is usually common in those people with type 2 diabetes and senior citizens. The other name for this type is known as diabetic amyotrophy, femoral neuropathy or proximal neuropathy.

 

Mostly the symptoms are usually on one side of the body however sometimes they may spread to the other side. Common symptoms are:

 

  • Severe pain in hip and thigh or buttock
  • Weakness and shrinking thigh muscles
  • Difficulty rising from a sitting position
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Weight loss

 

Mononeuropathy

 

Mononeuropathy or focal neuropathy is the damage that occurs to the specific nerve in the face, middle of the body and leg. It is quite common in older adults and can occur suddenly causing severe pain. It usually does not cause long term complications.

 

The symptoms usually go off without treatment in a few weeks or months. However, the specific signs and symptoms depend on which nerve is involved. The pain can be felt in:

 

  • Shin or foot
  • Lower back or pelvis
  • Front of thigh
  • Chest or abdomen

 

Mononeuropathy can also cause nerve problems in the eyes and face that can cause:

 

  • Difficulty focusing
  • Double vision
  • Ache behind one eye

 

Mononeuropathy occurs when something is pressing on the nerve. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a compression neuropathy that occurs in people with diabetes and can cause numbness or tingling in hand or fingers.

Though there is no cure for diabetic neuropathy its progression can be reduced. Make sure to keep your blood sugar levels in a healthy range as it can decrease the likelihood of developing diabetic neuropathy and can provide relief from its symptoms.

 

Following a healthy lifestyle and exercising regularly are also included in the treatment plan. Make sure to consult your doctor before beginning a new fitness routine. You can also ask your doctor for alternative treatments or supplements for neuropathy.

 

Pain Management

 

Pain caused due to diabetic neuropathy can be treated by proper medication. You can consult your doctor to know about the available medications and their potential side effects. Moreover, you can consider alternative therapies such as acupuncture for relief along with medication.

 

Managing complications

 

A doctor can suggest the medications or lifestyle changes depending on the type of neuropathy that can help deal with the symptoms and ward off complications.

 

Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy

 

Peripheral Neuropathy refers to the problem in the peripheral nerves. These nerves transmit messages from the CNS, the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body.

 

Treatment targets the underlying cause or provides pain relief and prevents further damage. In diabetic neuropathy, maintaining the blood sugar level can prevent nerve damage. Also, removing the exposure of toxins can prevent nerve damage. Proper medications can provide relief from pain and reduce burning, numbness and tingling sensation.

 

Drug treatment for Neuropathic Pain

 

Medications that can help are:

 

  • drugs used for epilepsy such as carbamazepine
  • antidepressants such as venlafaxine
  • opioid painkillers such as oxycodone or tramadol

 

Duloxetine can help those people with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.

 

For temporary pain relief, doctors can prescribe skin patches such as lidoderm. It contains the local anaesthetic lidocaine. However, the choice should be made considering the other medications to avoid unwanted interactions.

 

Managing neuropathy

 

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or ibuprofen is OTC that can help control pain. Also, there are topical ointments and creams available that can help ease the pain.

 

Treating Mononeuropathy

 

If the neuropathy is caused by the compression of a single nerve then similar treatment is involved. The approach depends on whether the compression is fixed or transient.

 

A palsy of the ulnar, radial or the peroneal nerve may be transient and reversible. The patients are advised to take rest and avoid the drugs to reduce inflammation.

 

In carpal tunnel syndrome, conservative therapy that involves splinting the wrist, oral or injected corticosteroid drugs and ultrasound.

 

If a single-nerve neuropathy does not respond, then surgery seems to be the best option.

 

You need to consult a specialist if:

 

  • pain is severe
  • pain limits daily activities and quality of life
  • an underlying health condition is getting worse

How can Physical Therapy Help?

 

Various researches show that strengthening exercises improve muscle strength in people with PN. Moreover, exercises can also help to reduce neuropathic pain and can help control blood sugar levels. You can follow physical activity routine that involves four kinds of activities:

 

  • Aerobic Exercise
  • Flexibility Exercise
  • Strength Training Exercise
  • Balance Exercise

 

Consult your physical therapist or a healthcare provider to know which exercise program is right for you.

 

Physical Therapy: It helps in maintaining strength, mobility, and function regardless of peripheral neuropathy. People with diabetic neuropathy may also benefit from physical therapy however they must keep their blood sugar level in control to avoid fluctuations.

 

Occupational Therapy: It helps the patient to cope up with the functional, vocational and social impact of peripheral neuropathy by improving the motor skills. It makes them aware of self-care activities and teaches patient safety issues.

 

Aerobic Exercise: It increases your heart rate, works your muscles and elevates your breathing rate. It’s best to follow a 30-minute aerobic exercise plan every week. Some examples of aerobic exercise are:

 

  • Brisk walk
  • Low impact aerobic class
  • Swimming
  • Stationary Indoor bicycle

 

Flexibility Exercises: Also called stretching. It helps keep your joints flexible and reduces the chances of injury while performing the activities. Gentle stretching helps your body warm up and makes it ready for the aerobic activities. Some flexibility exercises are:

 

  • Calf stretch
  • Hamstring stretch

 

Strength Training: It helps to make the muscle stronger and injury resistant. You can regain your lost strength following the training routine on a regular basis. Some examples of strength training are:

  • Calf raises
  • Chair squat

 

Balance

 

Keeping the balance system healthy is essential. Through balance training, you can get back to normal and it helps to avoid feelings of stiffness or unsteadiness. Balance is important for the elderly as older muscles respond less efficiently making people more vulnerable to falls. Some examples include:

 

  • Hip flexion
  • Hip extension
  • Side leg raise

No need to stress yourself about visiting a clinic or hospital, we at Care24 provide you neurological physiotherapy services in the comfort of your home. We assure to provide the best-trained neurological physiotherapy experts who will help you in getting your normal life back. Our physiotherapists are highly qualified with experience in musculoskeletal cases, neurological conditions and pulmonary conditions having experience in Tier-1 hospitals. Get the physiotherapy for neuropathy at home for your problem and get recovery from the pain.

 

At Care24, we bring you the experts in physiotherapists with specialization to treat various medical conditions such as pain, sports or muscle injury, post-stroke care, chronic pulmonary conditions, geriatric and pediatric care, post-operative care and more in the comfort of your home. Our specialized care, standard approach, proven techniques and continuous commitment for quality services make us your preferred choice for all your physiotherapy needs.

Diabetic neuropathy

 

High blood sugar levels can damage the nerves throughout the body which is termed as Diabetic Neuropathy. The symptoms vary from pain and numbness in legs and feet to the problems in the digestive system, urinary tract, blood vessels, and heart. Though some people have mild symptoms for others, it may be quite painful.

 

Diabetic neuropathy is one of the common complications of diabetes. It can be prevented with proper blood sugar control and a healthy lifestyle. Also getting a diabetic neuropathy physiotherapy treatment is recommended to have a healthy and safe recovery.

 

Symptoms:

 

Symptoms vary on the type of neuropathy. People often experience:

 

  • Tingling sensation and numbness
  • Hypersensitivity
  • Increased pain
  • Loss of ability to detect changes in hot and cold
  • Loss of coordination
  • Burning or shooting pain that may be worse at night
  • Muscle weakness

There are four main types of diabetic neuropathy. The symptoms develop gradually and usually depend on the type and the affected nerve. Physiotherapy for diabetic neuropathy:

 

Peripheral neuropathy

 

It is the most common type of diabetic neuropathy that usually affects the feet and legs first and then the hands and arms. The signs and symptoms of peripheral neuropathy are mostly worse at night that includes:

 

  • Numbness or not feeling pain or temperature changes
  • Tingling or burning sensation
  • Sharp pain or cramps
  • Sensitivity to touch in some people
  • Muscle weakness
  • Loss of reflexes
  • Loss of balance and coordination
  • Foot problems like ulcers, infections and bone and joint pain

 

Autonomic neuropathy

 

The autonomic nervous system controls the heart, bladder, stomach, intestines, sex organs and eyes. Diabetes can cause damage to the nerves in these areas causing:

 

  • Hypoglycemia unawareness
  • Bladder problems such as urinary tract infections or urinary retention
  • Constipation or diarrhoea
  • Gastroparesis causing nausea, vomiting, bloating and loss of appetite
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Increased or decreased sweating
  • Problems controlling body temperature
  • Increased heart rate during relaxation
  • Fluctuation in blood pressure after sitting or standing
  • Erectile dysfunction
  • Vaginal dryness
  • Decreased sexual response

 

Radiculoplexus neuropathy

 

It usually affects the nerves in the thighs, hips, buttocks or legs. This type is usually common in those people with type 2 diabetes and senior citizens. The other name for this type is known as diabetic amyotrophy, femoral neuropathy or proximal neuropathy.

 

Mostly the symptoms are usually on one side of the body however sometimes they may spread to the other side. Common symptoms are:

 

  • Severe pain in hip and thigh or buttock
  • Weakness and shrinking thigh muscles
  • Difficulty rising from a sitting position
  • Abdominal swelling
  • Weight loss

 

Mononeuropathy

 

Mononeuropathy or focal neuropathy is the damage that occurs to the specific nerve in the face, middle of the body and leg. It is quite common in older adults and can occur suddenly causing severe pain. It usually does not cause long term complications.

 

The symptoms usually go off without treatment in a few weeks or months. However, the specific signs and symptoms depend on which nerve is involved. The pain can be felt in:

 

  • Shin or foot
  • Lower back or pelvis
  • Front of thigh
  • Chest or abdomen

 

Mononeuropathy can also cause nerve problems in the eyes and face that can cause:

 

  • Difficulty focusing
  • Double vision
  • Ache behind one eye

 

Mononeuropathy occurs when something is pressing on the nerve. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a compression neuropathy that occurs in people with diabetes and can cause numbness or tingling in hand or fingers.

Though there is no cure for diabetic neuropathy its progression can be reduced. Make sure to keep your blood sugar levels in a healthy range as it can decrease the likelihood of developing diabetic neuropathy and can provide relief from its symptoms.

 

Following a healthy lifestyle and exercising regularly are also included in the treatment plan. Make sure to consult your doctor before beginning a new fitness routine. You can also ask your doctor for alternative treatments or supplements for neuropathy.

 

Pain Management

 

Pain caused due to diabetic neuropathy can be treated by proper medication. You can consult your doctor to know about the available medications and their potential side effects. Moreover, you can consider alternative therapies such as acupuncture for relief along with medication.

 

Managing complications

 

A doctor can suggest the medications or lifestyle changes depending on the type of neuropathy that can help deal with the symptoms and ward off complications.

 

Treatment of Peripheral Neuropathy

 

Peripheral Neuropathy refers to the problem in the peripheral nerves. These nerves transmit messages from the CNS, the brain and spinal cord to the rest of the body.

 

Treatment targets the underlying cause or provides pain relief and prevents further damage. In diabetic neuropathy, maintaining the blood sugar level can prevent nerve damage. Also, removing the exposure of toxins can prevent nerve damage. Proper medications can provide relief from pain and reduce burning, numbness and tingling sensation.

 

Drug treatment for Neuropathic Pain

 

Medications that can help are:

 

  • drugs used for epilepsy such as carbamazepine
  • antidepressants such as venlafaxine
  • opioid painkillers such as oxycodone or tramadol

 

Duloxetine can help those people with chemotherapy-induced neuropathy.

 

For temporary pain relief, doctors can prescribe skin patches such as lidoderm. It contains the local anaesthetic lidocaine. However, the choice should be made considering the other medications to avoid unwanted interactions.

 

Managing neuropathy

 

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) or ibuprofen is OTC that can help control pain. Also, there are topical ointments and creams available that can help ease the pain.

 

Treating Mononeuropathy

 

If the neuropathy is caused by the compression of a single nerve then similar treatment is involved. The approach depends on whether the compression is fixed or transient.

 

A palsy of the ulnar, radial or the peroneal nerve may be transient and reversible. The patients are advised to take rest and avoid the drugs to reduce inflammation.

 

In carpal tunnel syndrome, conservative therapy that involves splinting the wrist, oral or injected corticosteroid drugs and ultrasound.

 

If a single-nerve neuropathy does not respond, then surgery seems to be the best option.

 

You need to consult a specialist if:

 

  • pain is severe
  • pain limits daily activities and quality of life
  • an underlying health condition is getting worse

How can Physical Therapy Help?

 

Various researches show that strengthening exercises improve muscle strength in people with PN. Moreover, exercises can also help to reduce neuropathic pain and can help control blood sugar levels. You can follow physical activity routine that involves four kinds of activities:

 

  • Aerobic Exercise
  • Flexibility Exercise
  • Strength Training Exercise
  • Balance Exercise

 

Consult your physical therapist or a healthcare provider to know which exercise program is right for you.

 

Physical Therapy: It helps in maintaining strength, mobility, and function regardless of peripheral neuropathy. People with diabetic neuropathy may also benefit from physical therapy however they must keep their blood sugar level in control to avoid fluctuations.

 

Occupational Therapy: It helps the patient to cope up with the functional, vocational and social impact of peripheral neuropathy by improving the motor skills. It makes them aware of self-care activities and teaches patient safety issues.

 

Aerobic Exercise: It increases your heart rate, works your muscles and elevates your breathing rate. It’s best to follow a 30-minute aerobic exercise plan every week. Some examples of aerobic exercise are:

 

  • Brisk walk
  • Low impact aerobic class
  • Swimming
  • Stationary Indoor bicycle

 

Flexibility Exercises: Also called stretching. It helps keep your joints flexible and reduces the chances of injury while performing the activities. Gentle stretching helps your body warm up and makes it ready for the aerobic activities. Some flexibility exercises are:

 

  • Calf stretch
  • Hamstring stretch

 

Strength Training: It helps to make the muscle stronger and injury resistant. You can regain your lost strength following the training routine on a regular basis. Some examples of strength training are:

 

  • Calf raises
  • Chair squat

 

Balance

 

Keeping the balance system healthy is essential. Through balance training, you can get back to normal and it helps to avoid feelings of stiffness or unsteadiness. Balance is important for the elderly as older muscles respond less efficiently making people more vulnerable to falls. Some examples include:

 

  • Hip flexion
  • Hip extension
  • Side leg raise

No need to stress yourself about visiting a clinic or hospital, we at Care24 provide you neurological physiotherapy services in the comfort of your home. We assure to provide the best-trained neurological physiotherapy experts who will help you in getting your normal life back. Our physiotherapists are highly qualified with experience in musculoskeletal cases, neurological conditions and pulmonary conditions having experience in Tier-1 hospitals. Get the physiotherapy for neuropathy at home for your problem and get recovery from the pain.

 

At Care24, we bring you the experts in physiotherapists with specialization to treat various medical conditions such as pain, sports or muscle injury, post-stroke care, chronic pulmonary conditions, geriatric and pediatric care, post-operative care and more in the comfort of your home. Our specialized care, standard approach, proven techniques and continuous commitment for quality services make us your preferred choice for all your physiotherapy needs.

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  • neuro physiotherapy, Neuropathy  My father had a hip bone surgery in January. I have been using Care24 services ever since. The attendants that cane were good in the beginning. However their services have become good to bad to worse to worst in the last 15 days. They changed the night attendant without informing me personally just 6 hours before the time. My father had just settled down with the last attendant and now they were sending a replacement tonight. To add to my frustration the guy didn’t turn up and did not answer the calls. When I called their call centre - they said they can’t help me at this hour. Well- I can’t help but call them CARELESS CARE24.

    neuro physiotherapy, Neuropathy Jasbir Basu
    4/06/2019
  • neuro physiotherapy, Neuropathy  I got good experience wt dr Dhrita she is v good in physiotherapy n nice while talking n explains v nice

    neuro physiotherapy, Neuropathy Sujata Rao
    6/19/2019
  • neuro physiotherapy, Neuropathy  Worst!!! I am paying for professional services and the attendant is not professional. The level of disappointment is i have to terminate services on Day 1 itself. And still I am being told to pay for 1 day. Please assess the attendant before going for services from care24

    neuro physiotherapy, Neuropathy Praful Jadhav
    5/07/2019
  • neuro physiotherapy, Neuropathy  Nurses and attendants provided by Caree24 are very good. In behavior and trust worthy. Thanks for their support

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    6/28/2019
  • neuro physiotherapy, Neuropathy  We had a ridiculously pathetic experience with them. Took an attendant service, a 10 day offer (rs 600 instead of their regular fee of rs 800), for my mother who had undergone an knee replacement surgery. In six days, 4 different attendants were assigned for no fault of ours. We had terrible experience going through the back-end team trying to explain the importance of sending only one attendant and not a different one every new day. The last person assigned wanted to leave by 5pm even though the timings were from 8am to 8pm. With this many other terrible instances in these 6 days, we had no option but to cancel the services. The back-end team were utterly useless in understanding the importance of having only one person assigned. They kept insisting that we pay for 800rs per day for 6 day and offer of rs 600 per day would be invalid. The management should look into this scam and take immediate action on the team. Note: Even though we wanted the services, we were forced to abandon it with no fault of ours. The back-end team has absolute disregard for the grievances of the client.

    neuro physiotherapy, Neuropathy Rahul Dhakka
    12/27/2018

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