Balance Exercises Can be Fun

Why do we need to do balance exercises? Last week we looked at how our balance system works, this week we will look at how balance exercises can be fun. Our body processes information from our eyes, our inner ear system and our somatosensory system (knowing where our body is in space) to help us … Read more

What is an Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO)

What is an AFO and how does it work? An Ankle Foot Orthosis (AFO) is a type of foot splint. It assists in keeping the leg stable by helping with correct alignment of the ankle. For example, some people have trouble keeping their ankle bent when they walk, which can lead them to trip over … Read more

Post-Concussion Syndrome

What is post-concussion syndrome? A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury. It occurs following trauma to the head and causes your brain to move slightly within the skull. Post-concussion syndrome (PCS) is a collection of symptoms which may occur after a concussion. Not everyone who experiences a concussion will experience PCS, in fact most … Read more

Physiotherapy for Parkinson’s Disease 

What is Parkinson’s Disease Parkinson’s Disease is a movement disorder caused by damage to the nerve cells that produce dopamine, a chemical that helps the body coordinate movement. Parkinson’s impacts an estimated 100,000 in Australia, with 38 people being diagnosed every day.    Parkinson’s disease is a progressive disease and symptoms slowly develop and progress over … Read more

Physiotherapy for Functional Neurological Disorder (FND)

What is Functional Neurological Disorder? Functional Neurological Disorders (FND) are the most common cause of neurological disability. FND is a collection of symptoms that cannot be explained by any disease process or damage to the brain and nerves. Imagine your body is a computer. The hardware (in this case the brain and nerves) are working … Read more

Physiotherapy for Gympie and Caboolture

SCNR expand to provide Physiotherapy Services to Gympie and Caboolture Sunshine Coast Neuro Rehab now provide mobile physiotherapy services as far north as Gympie and as far south as Caboolture. You can even meet us at a pool for aquatic physiotherapy! Gympie is an inland region on the Sunshine Coast, 170km north of Brisbane (the … Read more