We provide a comprehensive neurological physiotherapy service.
Our neurological physiotherapy team treat a wide range of conditions.
Muscular dystrophy is an inherited neuromuscular condition that progressively weakens the muscles in the body leading to reduced mobility.
Muscular dystrophy is caused by gene mutations that are responsible for the structure and function of muscles. The gene mutations change the muscle fibres, and interfere with their ability to contract.
Different types of MD affect different muscles. The severity of conditions, its clinical course and how it affects individuals varies greatly from person to person.
The effects, severity and onset of symptoms of MD are dependent on the type of MD a person has. The following symptoms may include:
Physiotherapy treatment will focus on controlling symptoms, such as muscle spasm and help keep your muscles working in as good a condition as possible. Physiotherapy treatment will include muscle exercises, because inactivity may make the condition worse.
Physiotherapy treatment will help make activities easier to achieve by reducing pain and improving joint flexibility and muscle strength. Physiotherapy treatment will also promote independence and maximise your potential. Physiotherapy treatment will be centred around:
Contact us by telephone or email via our contact form to arrange an appointment.
We are located in Ormskirk, Lancashire. Within easy reach of Liverpool, Southport, Wigan and the surrounding areas.
10 Hattersley Court Burscough Road Ormskirk Lancashire L39 2AY