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What Are Balance and Gait Training Exercises?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jan 5, 2021 11:48:00 AM

If you suffer from a stroke, Parkinson’s Disease, Multiple Sclerosis, or any other condition that affects your ability to walk, you may be referred for balance and gait training as part of your physical rehabilitation. Let’s examine what you need to know about gait training, balance exercises, and how they help patients to gain improved mobility and a better quality of life.

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Topics: Neuromuscular Therapy

4 Benefits of Neuromuscular Therapy for MS

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 29, 2020 11:28:00 AM

Though multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive disease, there is a lot you can do to limit its effects on your daily life. A chronic neuromuscular disorder that causes damage to nerve fibers and the protective substance (myelin) that surrounds them, MS can cause nerve-related damage can lead to trouble with motor function, communication, and coordination.

One way to combat the symptoms of MS is through neuromuscular therapy (NMT). NMT consists of various physical and mental therapies to increase your strength, improve movement patterns, and function better during your regular tasks. A personalized NMT treatment plan may include physical therapy, occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, counseling, and other interventions.

Let’s examine some of the targeted therapies that have shown to be beneficial.

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Topics: Neuromuscular Therapy

Top 5 Neuromuscular Therapy Benefits

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 21, 2020 10:31:00 AM

Neuromuscular therapy (NMT) is an integral form of treatment for men and women with neuromuscular disorders such as multiple sclerosis (MS) or Parkinson’s disease. The physical, occupational, and other therapies that are part of NMT help you stay active, manage your symptoms, and reduce relapse.

If you or a loved one has a neuromuscular disorder, NMT will likely be recommended as part of your comprehensive treatment program. You may be interested to know more about what NMT therapy is and how it helps. Let’s explore how neuromuscular therapy works.

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Topics: Neuromuscular Therapy

What is Neuromuscular Therapy: 6 Things to Know

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Dec 2, 2020 2:30:00 PM

Well over two million people in the United States live with a neuromuscular disorder such as Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis, muscular dystrophies, and myopathies. These genetic conditions affect muscles and the neurons that fire them. Because there are no cures for these conditions, a diagnosis can be especially daunting, but many of their effects can be combated with our medically diverse set of therapies.

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Topics: Neuromuscular Therapy

A Guide to Neuromuscular Therapy (NMT)

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Nov 23, 2020 3:16:16 PM

The neuromuscular system contains all the muscles in your body, and all the nerves that carry messages to those muscles. If you suffer from a neuromuscular condition, such as Parkinson’s Disease, Muscular Sclerosis (MS), or chronic pain triggered by compressed nerves, you may be referred for Neuromuscular Therapy, or NMT. In this article, we’ll explore what NMT is, and what makes it so beneficial for patients. 

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Topics: Neuromuscular Therapy