Specialist physiotherapy

Between them the team of physiotherapists at Advanced Rehab, Blockhouse Bay and Ponsonby, have many years of experience and expertise in various areas of specialised physiotherapy including:

  • neurology or neurological physiotherapy
  • respiratory physiotherapy
  • oncology related physiotherapy
  • older adults physiotherapy, and
  • sports related physiotherapy

Neurology or neurological physiotherapy

Neurological physio is the physiotherapy treatment of patients with a neurological disorder. That is, a disorder that affects the proper functioning of the brain, spinal cord and nerves.

The team at Advanced Rehab can help with the treatment of neurological disorders including:

  • stroke rehabilitation
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Cerebral palsy
  • Motor-neuron disease
  • chronic pain issues

Recovery from stroke and coping with other neurological disorders is a long-term process. The team at Advanced Rehab combine their physiotherapy skills with patience and understanding to provide the best rehabilitation or exercise plan to enable you to cope and improve your mobility; and for chronic pain treatment.

Respiratory physiotherapy

From basic respiratory problems related to fatigue, breathlessness and hyperventilation, to longer-term respiratory conditions such as Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), Bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis—treatment and relief is available from the team at Advanced Rehab.

We offer help with the treatment of most respiratory disorders including:

  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD),
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Hyperventilation

We are also able to teach lung clearance techniques to young and older patients.

Oncology related physiotherapy

Sean at Advanced Rehab is a specialist in the area of oncology related physiotherapy.

This involves years’ experience working with both palliative and end-of-life patients supporting independence and quality of life where able.

Also in the area of supporting cancer survivors in gaining a proper understanding of their condition supporting them in their post cancer treatment rehabilitation.

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