What is Neuro-Developmental therapy?
Neurodevelopmental therapy, a problem solving approach is commonly used in treating movement dysfunctions in children with CNS disorders. NDT focuses on enhancing the sensation of movement through the internal and external sensory feedback mechanisms through a motivating functional play therapy which makes the child an active participant in therapy.
At Synapse Physio, we have NDT trained therapists who design a customized program especially for your child to meet his/her developmental needs. Our expert therapist guides you and your child about the complete program and will monitor and review the progress along with you regularly.
Benefits of Neurodevelopmental Treatment
- Allow functional movements on optimal postures to be incorporated into daily activities to avoid further impairments & abnormal patterns of movement.
- Utilize Key Points of control to enhance movements.
- Assist children with the cerebral palsy who having difficulties with postural control and movement on attempting to rise against gravity.
- Enhance functional cortical reorganisation for improving the child’s function, social participation and quality of life.
NDT in Physical therapy
Neurodevelopmental treatment (NDT) is a sensory –motor approach used by physical therapists / occupational therapists. The approach was designed to improve the function in children and adults with difficulty managing movement due to neurological disorders like head injury, stroke or cerebral palsy etc. Preference is given to attain Mobility over a strong Trunk stability, movement is enhanced through a sensory motor experience.
Core Focus in Neurodevelopmental Therapy
For us every child is special and there can be delayed development in many children especially in areas of thinking skills, motor skills, language, social skills etc.
We understand the causes may differ like genetic, Birth/ late injuries etc. But our objective is to offer a treatment that proves to be effective for every child with developmental problems and adults with Functional movement dysfunctions.
Our physical and occupational therapists work towards providing these children a new environment where they can improve on their development. Along with their families, we try to give them a new life where the developmental issues would never be a concern or barrier for the child to explore the environment.