Multiple Sclerosis

We help individuals with multiple sclerosis maintain and improve functions by addressing issues such as spasticity, declining motor function, and sensory alteration. We build on whatever the patient currently can do, improving those abilities so that life is easier for them and independence can be maintained.

Our treatments can help people with a neurological condition achieve their personal goals of maximum fitness, function, and quality of life.

Mobility in walking, climbing stairs, and physical transfer

Hand and arm movement, such as grip strength, dexterity, eating, and drinking

Balance and coordination to prevent falls

Stiffness and tightness in muscles

Pain control

What are the symptoms of multiple sclerosis?

  • Fatigue
  • Spasticity
  • Pain and itching
  • Dysesthesia
  • Numbness or tingling
  • Weakness
  • Bladder problems
  • Bowel problems
  • Walking difficulties
  • Vision problems
  • Coordination issues
  • Balance issues
  • Focus and memory issues
  • Sexual difficulties
  • Mood swings
How Can Physiotherapists Help Individuals With Multiple Sclerosis?

Physiotherapy plays a major role in treating multiple sclerosis. At K7 Physiotherapy we perform a holistic assessment of the client and mutually agree on a goal and treatment plan.

Physiotherapist input mainly concentrates on: 

  • Improving mobility
  • Improving muscle strength
  • Improving coordination
  • Improving balance
  • Improving range of motion
  • Improving mobility
  • Improving function
  • Reducing falls
  • Reducing spasticity
  • Reducing stiffness
  • Preventing muscle contractions
  • Preventing pressure sores
  • Promoting recovery
  • Promoting good posture
  • Improving quality of life
  • Promoting independence
    Multiple Sclerosis Is An Autoimmune Disorder.

    The immune system damages the myelin sheath that covers nerve fibres. This disrupts the signals travelling from the brain to other parts of the body.

    What are the causes of multiple sclerosis?

    The exact causes of multiple sclerosis are not fully understood. The immune system, genetics and environmental factors are contributing factors, and infection can also play a role.

    Other risk factors include:

    • Smoking
    • Vitamin D deficiency¬†
    • Obesity¬†
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Royal Leamington Spa

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