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Functional Neurological Disorder Treatment

Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a neurological condition that can cause a wide range of physical, cognitive, and mental impairments. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older and not being in the shape we once were, CARESPACE Health+Wellness in Kitchener and Waterloo can help.

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Effective treatment for functional neurological disorder

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There are many causes of functional neurological disorder

The exact cause of functional neurological disorder is not yet known, though it is believed to be due to a complex interaction of environmental, physical, and psychological factors. Research suggests that certain life events such as stressful experiences may trigger the development of an functional neurological disorder. Additionally, sleep deprivation or other disruptions in the body’s regular activities like exercise or diet may also contribute to its development. Finally, research shows that individuals with FND often have an existing neurological condition or other health problem likely adding complexity to diagnosis and treatment. All these disparate factors point to the need for further study in order to better understand this disorder and how best to help those who live with it day-to-day.

Get the best treatment to help your functional neurological disorder

We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your functional neurological disorder quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.

Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a type of neurological condition characterized by symptoms that involve the nervous system, such as movement disorders and changes in sensation, but with no obvious anatomical cause. It is also known as conversion disorder or functional movement disorder, and is believed to result from a combination of psychological and somatic factors. Symptoms can be similar to those seen in true neurological disorders yet can still lack an identifiable structural pathology.

Functional neurological disorder can present differently in individuals with similar presenting symptoms including changes in movement, such as tremor or dystonia. Other common symptoms may include altered sensation, vertigo, seizures and memory problems. People often report and experience changes in physical abilities such as an impairment of balance or the ability to move limbs without conscious control.

Functional neurological disorder (FND) is a complex, neurological condition that can have disabling effects. Treatment for FND involves an integrated approach consisting of chiropractic care, physiotherapy, massage therapy, occupational therapy, and cognitive behavioural therapy. Chiropractic care helps to relieve pain through manipulations and stretches. Physiotherapy assists in improving mobility and coordination by providing exercises tailored to each individual’s condition. Massage can help alleviate muscle tension as well as improve blood circulation which can lead to a reduction in symptoms associated with FND. Each treatment approach should be tailored to the individual needs of the patient in order to provide the best possible outcomes.

Get the best functional neurological disorder treatment that's right for you

Chiropractic

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Chiropractors are health care professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through joint manipulation, exercise and education. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Massage Therapy

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Massage Therapists use a range of soft tissue and joint stimulation techniques. Massage stimulates blood flow, restores muscle elasticity, and relieves built-up tension to repair your body and allow a calmer outlook on life.

Physiotherapy

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Physiotherapists work with you when you’ve experienced a work or sports injury, or are suffering from a chronic condition. You’ll improve strength, increase range of motion to restore your body’s functionality. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can be effective treatment for your functional neurological disorder. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.

Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.

You're only 15-minutes away from pain relief!

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Please call us at (519) 208-2273 to talk with our live-answer Reception Team who will be happy to book, reschedule appointments or answer any of your questions, or book online now.

Please call us at (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

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I was suffering from neck pain And numbness Dr. Shannon Webster, BA, DC Chiropractor, is helping me. Acupuncture helps me with pain, enhances my mood. She's fantastic, Dr.
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I cannot recommend Dr. Shannon Webster and Dr. Michael Torreiter enough. Both are super friendly and understanding and it has been an absolute pleasure to have met them and been treated by them.

I have been receiving treatment from Dr. Webster for a few months and I've been feeling much better. I had sever knee, shoulder and back pain. I couldn't squat or do push ups without my joints screaming at me. But now I'm not able to only do all those but also feel stronger. The most important piece is that she listened and took my history of many injuries into consideration. And as a dancer, I couldn't have asked for a better chiropractor who not only helped me feel better but also understood my needs.

I also brought my grandmother to Dr. Torreiter for her back pain for acupuncture. He was extremely kind, understanding, compassionate and everything that I could ask for. He made her feel comfortable and explained every step during each treatment. He made sure that she was well taken care of and also made other important referrals that lead to her recovery.

So far I have referred my whole family to these two wonderful individuals and everyone's experience has been equally great. Thanks to them we all are doing much better!
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