Patients may need Neurorehabilitation treatment if they are experiencing complications from one of the following conditions:
Stroke: A stroke can cause long term disability and permanent damage. There are serious physical, cognitive and psychological impairments that can be caused by a stroke. Burke’s expert physicians are highly trained in the treatment of these impairments.
Multiple Sclerosis: Multiple sclerosis (MS) is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system that disrupts the flow of information within the brain, and between the brain and body. It is important to seek care from a highly qualified physician to help effectively manage and treat the unpredictable symptoms and side effects associated with this disease.
Parkinson’s Disease: A patient diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease may experience worsening symptoms of tremors, slow movements, rigid or stiff muscles, impaired posture or balance, loss of automatic bodily movements or writing or speech changes. All of these symptoms can interfere with a patient’s daily life.
Spinal Cord Injury: Spinal cord injuries can happen in a split second and forever change the course of someone’s life. Spinal Cord Injury can often but not always be caused by direct trauma to the spinal cord. The management of patient’s with Spinal Cord Injury is complex and multifaceted, and here at Burke, we have been leaders in the diagnosis and treatment of Spinal Cord Injuries for decades.
Traumatic Brain Injury: A brain injury can be a life-altering event that affects every area of a person’s life. The brain is our body’s control center; it regulates all of our bodily functions. A Traumatic Brain Injury is an injury to the brain caused by trauma, stroke, tumor or other illness. Burke’s Traumatic Brain Injury team is comprised of expert leaders in the field of diagnosis and treatment of these serious injuries.
Others: ALS, neuropathy, Nerve Entrapment Syndromes, Vestibular Dysfunction, Motor Neuron Disease
For more information, call (914) 597-2332.