To find out more about our constraint induced movement therapy programmes please call 0330 223 0077 to speak to one of our specialist CIMT therapists.
Following telephone screening an initial assessment is carried out by one of our specialist CIMT therapists. During this assessment the therapist will establish further background to your condition such as how your condition has progressed, previous physiotherapy and how you manage on a functional day-day basis. They will ask questions to establish your ability to participate in an intense constraint induced movement therapy programme and levels of motivation and commitment.
The CIMT therapist will establish if you have any factors which may hinder your participation in the programme such as excessive pain or fatigue. They will also establish whether you have the necessary support from family or carers to participate in constraint induced movement therapy. Our CIMT therapists will discuss what is expected therefore it is useful for the carer or family member to be present during the initial assessment.
In addition the CIMT therapist will conduct a physical assessment specifically looking at the upper limb. The physical assessment will include assessment of: