• Book Online

we work with

  • Individuals

  • Solicitors

  • Case
    Managers

  • Intermediaries

  • Organisations

  • Health
    Professionals

 

  • Our Clinics

 

  • Contact us

Close Icon
Conductive Education (CE) teaches children and adults with neurological conditions and difficulties with motor control how to overcome their movement problems and lead more independent and fulfilled lives. Conductive Education is a process of learning and teaching where the patient actively learns new ways of achieving activities.


The principles of Conductive Education



This approach uses a combination of psychology and education focusing on an individual?s emotions, motivations, awareness, and skills in order to develop physical function.

The key principles of this conductive education include:
  • The patient is responsible for his or her efforts and initiative.
  • It is a self-directed spontaneous approach to problem solving.
  • The therapist acts as a facilitator, providing the optimum environment so the individual can develop their function in society without the use of aids or assistive devices
  • Educational techniques and teaching is necessary to create new abilities and new potentials
  • Treatment sessions take place in groups and is structured and controlled throughout the whole day.
Functional activities are broken down into their component parts and tasks are learnt through the use of repetition and reinforcement. The term ‘rhythmic intension’ is used to describe how individuals are instructed to use their cognition and language to organise, plan and carry out movements.

A hierarchy of tasks exists in that once movements becomes automatic the next task in the sequence can be begun.


Benefits of Conductive Education



The Conductive Education approach allows the patient to realise that they can direct their own learning and solve problems arising from their motor disorders. This type of treatment will help:

How Physio.co.uk use Conductive Education



The Conductive Education approach is commonly used at Physio.co.uk in the treatment of individuals with different neurological disorders. Our specialised neurological physiotherapists use this approach in conjunction with other types of treatment to gain the best possible recovery. Treatment will be individualised and will depend on the symptoms of the individual following injury. Physiotherapy treatment using the conductive approach will develop physical function and increase independence with everyday tasks.

Conductive Education treatment is currently used to treat many neurological conditions including: Conductive Education physiotherapy is based around the principle that the individual is at the centre of rehabilitation and actively engages in treatment, to improve motor control in a functional way.

At Physio.co.uk our neurological physiotherapists are experienced in treating people with neurological conditions. Physiotherapy treatment at Physio.co.uk will help individuals to reach their maximum potential with everyday tasks. Treatment sessions will incorporate different equipment in order to stimulate new ways of doing things. Many patients enjoy treatment and build close relationships with our physiotherapists. Physiotherapy will improve motor skills as well as organisational ability such as concentration, accuracy and fine motor control.

For more information on conductive education or book an assessment please call Physio.co.uk today on 0330 088 7800. As well as this, you can also book an appointment online today.


Call us on: 0330 088 7800
Phone: 0330 088 7800
Call us on: 0330 088 7800
Mobile: 0330 088 7800
Email us on: office@physio.co.uk
Contact us by post: Our addresses
 
Get treated today!

We have immediate appointments available today. Contact us to make an appointment.

Find out more »

We are open...

Our clinics are open:
Mon - Fri: 8am - 8pm
Saturday: 9am - 5pm
Sunday: 9am - 4pm

 
Find your nearest clinic

Physio.co.uk have clinics located throughout the North West.

Find out more »

Physiolates - Pilates in Manchester Massage.physio.co.uk - View our services