It consists of an insult to the nervous system that cause a quickly and progressive loss of the movement ability. Firstly it affects the legs and then the arms. Sometimes, could also affect the respiratory muscles.
GB requires an urgent treatment and the use of a neurorehabilitation therapy can help to restore the mobility lost.
NEUROREHABILITATION THERAPY AND ITS BENEFITS
- The life expectancy of individuals who survive to the acute-phase of spinal cord injury is high.
- It is recommended an intensive treatment (minimum of 3 hours a day from Monday to Friday).
- During the first 6 months after a spinal cord injury the patient will observe the recovery.
- Neurorehabilitation reduces mortality, improves the functional prognosis and promotes a faster return of the patient to home, further reducing the overall costs due to illness.