Nerve Injury and Rehabilitation

Nerve Injury and Rehabilitation

Nerve Injury and Rehabilitation

Peripheral nerves send messages from your brain and spinal cord to the rest of your body, helping you do things such as sensing that your feet are cold and moving your muscles so that you can walk. Made of fibers called axons that are insulated by surrounding tissues, peripheral nerves are fragile and easily damaged. A nerve injury can affect your brain’s ability to communicate with your muscles and organs.

Nerves are fragile and can be damaged by continued compression, being over-stretched, cutting, and other causes. Nerve injuries can block messages getting to the brain, so muscles don’t function correctly; they can create a loss of feeling in the area served by the nerve; they can create a burning or freezing type of pain; and other problems.




After a diagnosis of a peripheral nerve injury, a full subjective and objective examination is required to get a clear picture of the way the lesion is affecting the client. The examination should focus on

Here at Nova Health Physiotherapy Clinic, we will evaluate the causes of your pain and dysfunction, develop an individually tailored treatment plan and provide one-on-one treatment to get you to pain free life.

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