How Thriving Lives Co. therapy can support people living with a neurological disorder

Our team of Allied Health professionals are qualified to, and enthusiastic about, supporting individuals living with neurological conditions of all kinds, and helping them manage the complex and broad range of both physical and emotional effects these conditions can have on individuals and their wider support team.

How the Thriving Lives Co. team can help with neurological rehabilitation

Our interdisciplinary team of qualified health professionals can achieve many of these outcomes through the delivery of a vast and versatile range of therapy/services which include but are not limited to:

  • Delivery of education to both clients, and their support teams to empower them to self-manage their health and disability
  • Education and advice for self-management regarding:
    • Injury prevention
    • Symptom management
  • Functional Capacity Assessments
  • Manual handling plans and training
  • Manual therapy such as massage, joint mobilisation, and dry needling
  • Motor imagery and mirror therapy
  • Prescription of appropriate Assistive Technology
  • Prescription of individualised exercise/activity/therapy programs
  • Prescription of individualised strategies to assist clients in managing their disabilities long term
  • Referral to other appropriate health professionals and services

Benefits of seeing an allied health professional for neurological rehabilitation

Our experienced and passionate team come equipped with the skills to help you understand your neurological condition, manage the associated symptoms, and maximise your functional capacity, independence, and quality of life. Therapy is key in the management of neurological conditions in several ways, including but not limited to:

  • Improved capacity to complete activities of daily living
  • Improved balance and coordination, and reduced risk of falls
  • Improved energy levels and sleep hygiene
  • Improved independence
  • Improved mobility
  • Improved mood and cognition
  • Improved motor control and movement patterns
  • Improved overall strength and cardiorespiratory fitness
  • Improved range of motion and reduced spasticity/stiffness
  • Pain management
  • Positive neuroplasticity
  • Reduced rate of functional decline (for degenerative neurological conditions)
  • Reduced risk of development of secondary health problems

Neurological disorders Thriving Lives Co. can help with

Some of the neurological disorders and diseases our team can assist our community with include, but are not limited to:

  • Brain Injury
  • Dementia
    • Alzheimer’s disease
    • Lewy body dementia
    • Vascular dementia
  • Dementia – other types
  • Epilepsy
  • Huntington’s disease
  • Motor Neurone Disease
  • Multiple Sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Post-polio syndrome
  • Progressive bulbar palsy
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Stroke

Referral Pathways

Our team hope to support individuals living with neurological disorders and associated disability to be independent, maximise their functional capacity, and live a life they love.

Individuals can receive care from our team by privately paying for services or via a range of funding schemes including but not limited to:

Individuals can receive care from our team by privately paying for services or via a range of funding schemes including but not limited to:

Through these compensable schemes, allied health professionals are able to support individuals to improve their functional capacity and participation in activities at home, school, work, and in the community.