Disability/Long Term Conditions
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Disability/Long Term Conditions


Please see below for examples of areas which we have supported with the physiotherapy and counselling blended expertise. Not all possible conditions are specifically listed due to the complexity of medicine and humanity, but please see Results for some examples. If you have any queries, please contact me.

A psychological trauma-informed approach is available for all, including PTSD/*Vicarious Trauma/**Moral Injury:

  • Vestibular disorders (dizziness and balance – inner ear/brain)
  • Persistent concussion symptoms / Post concussion syndrome
  • Mild to moderate brain injury
  • Multiple physical trauma
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Functional Neurological Disorder (FND)
  • Long term conditions or hidden disability - this can include many not listed, such as deafness, speech difficulties such as aphasia, stuttering, vestibular conditions, Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Usher syndrome.  
  • Persistent pain / Chronic pain
  • Tinnitus
  • Trying to interact with the world can be traumatic in itself, but some people may have faced particular events in their lives giving rise to Post Traumatic Stress.

For those not listed: I am experienced in working with people who have hidden conditions, illnesses and disabilities, and with having had a rare condition myself, understand the frustration of not fitting in anywhere and not being understood by professionals. 

*Vicarious Trauma – You do not need to be directly involved in the trauma to be impacted by it. Vicarious trauma can include: Witnessing, in person, the traumatic event(s) as it occurred to others, learning that the traumatic event(s) occurred to a close family member or close friend, experiencing repeated or extreme exposure to details of the traumatic event(s) e.g. verbal/emotional description or physical consequences.

**Moral injury is defined as ‘the damage done to one’s conscience or moral compass when that person perpetrates, witnesses, or fails to prevent acts that transgress one’s own moral beliefs, values, or ethical codes of conduct’.

Moral injury can leave someone questioning their own self, others and the world around them.

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