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Neurological disorders fall into a special category of diseases that attack the entire neural system: the brain and spine, along with all the neural connections.

There are more than 600 known neurological ¬†disorders with the most common being stroke, Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, progressive supranuclear palsy, epilepsy, tumors, or frontotemporal dementia.

Neroplasticity and Its Effectiveness in Treating Neuro Disorders

These are all serious disorders that require adequate treatments, therapies, and medication. Depending on the findings of the examination, it’s possible to treat neurological disorders with neuroplasticity.

The concept of neuroplasticity includes designing a required stimulation to improve the function of the neural system and restore balance in the involved neural pathways.

Neurodegenerative Disorders

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When there’s something wrong with the nervous system that controls the way the body functions, patients experience many symptoms like learning issues, breathing problems, trouble swallowing and speaking, and difficult movement. Neurodegenerative disorders also include problems with mood, senses, and memory.

Major types of neurological disorders include:

  • Diseases and disorders caused by defective genes
  • Disorders caused by irregular development of the nervous system
  • Degenerative diseases
  • Diseases of the brain blood vessels
  • Injuries to the brain and spinal cord like a concussion or a traumatic brain injury
  • Seizure disorders
  • Brain tumors and cancer
  • Infections

Genetics, environmental influences, nutrition, and lifestyle-related causes could also be responsible for having a neurological disorder.

Symptoms of Neurological Disorders

The most common physical symptoms of neuro disorders may include complete or partial paralysis; muscle weakness; complete or partial loss of sensation; seizures; difficulty writing and reading; mental fog; poor cognitive function and abilities; unexplained pain; decreased alertness.

If you are experiencing some or many of these symptoms, seek professional medical assistance.

Some of the other hallmarks of neurological disorders include headaches, blurry vision, fatigue, numbness, changes in balance or coordination, weakness, slurred speech or tremors.

Treatments for Neurological Disorders in Ottawa

brain map of neurological disorderThere are many therapies and treatments that help fight a broad array of neuro disorders. The most advanced therapies and treatments are a combination of balance therapy, oculomotor, specific supplementation, medication, lifestyle changes, and diet.

If necessary, it’s possible to add PoNS stimulation or any other modality to help improve the well-being and quality of life for patients.

 

The treatment for neurological disorders such as traumatic brain injury and concussion include:

  • Vision therapy
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Transcranial vagus nerve stimulation
  • Mirror therapy
  • Laser-guided proprioceptive feedback
  • Photobiomodulation
  • Eye exercises
  • Somatosensory evoked potential
  • Auditory therapy
  • Ear insufflation
  • Non-surgical decompression therapy
  • Nutritional recommendations

It’s crucial to understand that traumatic brain injury, concussion and neurological disorders change the way the brain functions. Determining proper treatment options is vital to recovery.

At Broadview we offer effective treatments and therapies for neurological disorders to help patients recover and restore balance to life.

Contact us today to find out more and book an appointment. This is the most effective way to determine the best brain treatment option and prevent any further damage to the nervous system.