Treatment of paralysis is the correction of paralysis or cure for it. Paralysis is the loss of muscle functions in any part of ones body. Paralysis can be a complete or partial. In addition, it can occur on one or both sides of one’s body.
Causes of paralysis include
- Nerve diseases such as amyotrophic lateral sclerosis
- Autoimmune diseases such as Guillain-Barre syndrome
- Bell’s palsy, which affects muscles in the face
Types Of Paralysis
Monoplegia is a paralysis where there is partial or complete loss of voluntary motor function in one limb. In addition, it could be accompanied with involuntary tremors.
Usually, it is the paralysis of one side of the body. It affects one arm and a leg on the same side of the body.
This is a spinal cord injury that paralyses the lower limbs. It is as a result of severe damage to the spinal cord and the nervous system. It mainly affects the trunk, legs, and the pelvic region, that is to say lower half of the body. resulting in loss of movement.
Quadriplegia also known as Tetraplegia is a medical condition in which the lower extremities, upper extremities, and almost the entire trunk/torso get paralyzed. exercise.
The main causes of paralysis are
- Spinal cord injury
- Multiple sclerosis
- Cerebral palsy
- Post-polio syndrome
- Traumatic brain injury
- Birth defects
The main symptom of paralysis is in the inability to move part (s) of the body. As a result of paralysis one might not be able to move at all. Meanwhile, it may start suddenly or gradually but sometimes it comes and goes.
Therefore, parts of the body that can be affected include:
- the face
- the hands
- one arm or leg (monoplegia)
- one side of the body (hemiplegia)
- both legs (paraplegia)
- both arms and legs (tetraplegia or quadriplegia)
The affected part of the the body may also become:
- stiff (spastic paralysis), with occasional muscle spasms
- floppy (flaccid paralysis)
- numb, painful or tingly
Treatment and Support
In certain cases, muscle control and feelings returns on its own. However, some may not until after treatment of the cause of the paralysis. For instance, spontaneous recovery often occurs in cases of Bell’s palsy, a temporary paralysis of the face. It might also occur to some extent with treatment after a stroke. Certainly, treatment is important to prevent further worsening of paralysis, especially in multiple sclerosis.
WE MAJOR ON THE MANAGEMENT AND TREATMENT OF PARALYSIS @ EFFECTIVE PHYSIOTHERAPY AND FITNESS CLINIC. No 2 D Ajumgobia Street, Kado Estate, Abuja Or call 08034365055/08118856060.
Some of the things that can assist people who are paralyzed include:
- mobility equipment such as wheelchairs and limb supports (braces).
- physiotherapy to help you maintain as much strength and muscle mass as you can.
- occupational therapy to assist you adapt your home so everyday tasks like dressing and cooking are easier.
We major on the management of these paralysis at EFFECTIVE PHYSIOTHERAPY AND FITNESS CLINIC No 2 D Ajumgobia Street, Kado Estate. Or call 0803 436 5055.