Functional Neurological Disorder (FND)

Reclaim Your Life with Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) Support

Understanding Functional Neurological Disorder

Functional Neurological Disorder (FND) can disrupt daily life with a range of neurological symptoms without a clear structural cause. These symptoms, which can include motor dysfunction, sensory issues, and cognitive disturbances, often lead to significant distress and disability. At Community NeuroRehab Service, we offer comprehensive support tailored to individuals living with FND, helping them manage symptoms and improve their quality of life.

Common Challenges Associated with FND

Living with FND can present various challenges, including:

  • Motor symptoms such as tremors, weakness, or paralysis
  • Sensory symptoms including numbness, tingling, or pain
  • Cognitive issues like memory problems or difficulty concentrating
  • Non-epileptic seizures
  • Speech and swallowing difficulties
  • Fatigue and sleep disturbances
  • Emotional and psychological distress

Your First Step Towards Recovery

The journey to managing FND begins with understanding and acceptance. Our experienced team provides a thorough assessment to identify your specific needs and challenges. This initial step involves a comprehensive evaluation by our multidisciplinary team, ensuring a holistic approach to your care.

How Our Experienced Team Can Help

Our team at Community NeuroRehab Service combines expertise from various fields to offer a tailored approach to FND management:

  • Neurologists who specialise in diagnosing and understanding FND
  • Physiotherapists to help improve movement and physical function
  • Occupational therapists to assist with daily activities and enhance independence
  • Psychologists and counsellors to address emotional and psychological needs
  • Speech and language therapists for communication and swallowing support
  • Social workers to provide resources and support for navigating healthcare systems

Our goal is to empower you with strategies and tools to manage your symptoms effectively and enhance your overall well-being.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Functional Neurological Disorder (FND)? FND is a condition where patients experience neurological symptoms such as weakness, movement disorders, sensory symptoms, and blackouts. These symptoms are genuine but not caused by a neurological disease.

How is FND diagnosed? FND is diagnosed through a combination of clinical assessment, patient history, and ruling out other neurological conditions. Specialists, such as neurologists, often use specific tests and observations to confirm the diagnosis.

Can FND be treated? Yes, FND can be managed with a multidisciplinary approach involving medical, psychological, and physical therapies. The focus is on symptom management and improving quality of life.

What can I expect from treatment? Treatment involves personalized strategies to manage symptoms, including physical rehabilitation, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), and lifestyle modifications. The goal is to reduce symptoms and improve daily functioning.

Is recovery from FND possible? While each individual’s experience with FND is unique, many people see significant improvements with appropriate treatment and support. Ongoing management and adaptation are key to living well with FND.

Take Action Towards a Better Tomorrow

Living with FND doesn’t have to mean living with limitations. Our compassionate and dedicated team at Community NeuroRehab Service is here to support you every step of the way. Take the first step towards reclaiming your life by contacting us today for a consultation.