Archivi categoria: Neurorehabilitation

The locomotive syndrome

This syndrome was first described in 2007 by the Japanese Orthopedic Association in order to define a new concept causing gait disorders in a considerable number of very elderly patients. This is the locomotive that doesn’t pushes the train forward. … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Neurorehabilitation | Lascia un commento

The Balint syndrome (a chaotic visual world)

The Balint syndrome is a rare neurological condition consisting of a triad of visuomotor deficits : simultanagnosia, oculomotor apraxia and optic apraxia. Simultanagnosia is the inability to perceive objects when they are simultaneously presented (seeing the tree but not the … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Apraxia, Cerebrovascular diseases, Cognition and Behavior, Neurorehabilitation, Stroke, visual disorders | Lascia un commento

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS)

Dans notre centre de Neurologie à Gland, nous avons maintenant la possibilité d’effectuer des traitements de stimulation magnétique transcrânienne répétitive (rTMS). Nous sommes les seuls neurologues installés, de la Suisse romande à proposer ce traitement ambulatoire. Il s’agit d’une méthode non invasive de stimulation … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Headache, Neurorehabilitation, Psychiatry, Uncategorized | Lascia un commento

Recovery after stroke

Early prediction of functional outcome is important in stroke management to introduce rehabilitation programs with realistic objectives. These objectives should be periodically checked and continuously readapted with the salient clinical aspects of the patient recovery. Outcome is generally better for … Continua a leggere

Pubblicato in Cognition and Behavior, Neurorehabilitation, Stroke | Lascia un commento