What is Neuro-rehabilitation?
Neurological rehabilitation is a doctor-supervised program designed for people with diseases, injury or disorders of the nervous system. This rehabilitation is a complex process and aims to aid recovery from nervous system injury, and to minimize and/or compensate for any functional alterations resulting from it. The Neuro-rehabilitation can often improve function, reduce symptoms, and improve the well-being of the patient
What is Rejuvenation?
Rejuvenation means restoration to former state and make fresh again. This word is of Latin origin – "Re – again"and "juvenis – young".
In case of a serious disability, such as caused by a severe spinal injury or brain damage, the patient and their families' abilities, life style, and projects are suddenly shattered. In order to cope with this situation, the person and their family must establish and negotiate a "new way of living", both with their changed body and as a changed individual within their wider community. This can be done with the help of “Neuro-rehabilitation”.
How does Neuro- rehabilitation work?
By focusing on all aspects of a person's wellbeing, neurorehabilitation offers a series of therapies from the psychological to occupational, teaching or re-training patients on mobility skills, communication processes, and other aspects of that person's daily routine. Neurorehabilitation also provides focuses on nutrition and creative parts of a person's recovery. These treatments,over a period of time, and often over the lifetime of a person, allow that individual and that person's family to live the most independent life possible.
There are wide variety of specialists in many different fields, work together to provide the most well-rounded treatment to the patients. These treatments, over a period of time and often over the lifetime of a person, allow that individual and that person's family to live the most normal, independent life possible.
The specialists, in Neuro-rehabilitation programme, work with the skills and attitudes of the disabled person and their family and friends. The rehabilitation team encourages them to rebuild self-esteem and a positive mood. Thus, they can adapt to the new situation and become empowered for successful and committed community reintegration.
Thus, Neurorehabilitation programme is -
Holistic – Catering for the physical, psychological, social, cultural needs and lifestyle of both the patient and their family.
Patient-focused – have a customized health care strategy, focused on the patient and their family.
Inclusive & Participatory– The patient and family must be well-informed, and a trusting relationship with the multidisciplinary team must be built.
Empowering - aim at empowering the patient to maximize independence, and to reduce physical impairment and reliance on mobility aids.
Thus, Neurorehabilitation is the culmination of many different fields to provide the best care and education for carer and patients with injuries or diseases affecting their nervous system.