Is it really foot drop (also called drop foot)? If you have an upper motor neuron lesion (damage to your brain or spinal cord), drop foot may NOT be the best term to describe your symptoms. Yes, your foot points down and you can’t dorsiflex (lift the foot up) your...
Ataxia is a sign of dysfunction in the neurologic system. Ataxia can occur following a stroke, brain injury, or a hereditary disorder (Friedrichs ataxia) and typically involves some sort of damage to the cerebellum. This can result in clumsy, shaky, and/or...
Neurologic conditions are difficult to diagnose. For this reason, misdiagnoses remain a problem. The number of cases is NOT important. ONE case (of a misdiagnosis) has damaging consequences. It impacts the emotional, financial, and physical health of someone,...
In 2011 it was estimated that nearly 100 million Americans suffered from > 1000 neurologic disorders. If YOU have experienced numbness, parasthesias (abnormal sensations), fatigue, weakness, or pain you may be included in this staggering number. How do you know...
Do you have difficulty walking? Than it is time to discuss the dreaded “F” word…….Falls. I know, a word no one wants to talk about. Falls are one of the leading causes of hospitalization for people over the age of 65. This number is much higher...
A peripheral nerve injury can occur to many nerves outside the brain and spinal cord. Similar to electrical wires peripheral nerves supply the necessary power to a muscle. When these nerves are damaged, the muscles lose their “power source”. As a result,...
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“Tara is awesome! She has helped my Mother stand & walk with assistance after having a major stroke last year. She is the most dedicated person in her profession. She is determined to see that her patients achieve the most they can & continue to strive to meet their goals. She has never given up hope for Mom & we don’t know what we would have done if we had not been introduced to her. Thank you so much Tara for your continued enthusiasm & support!” Christine Hamilton
“As a fellow physical therapist, I have the utmost respect for Tara and her professional skills with all types of neurological patients. She is very knowledgeable, thorough and is an advocate for her patients. I have seen patients make amazing improvements while under Tara’s care. Her treatment plans are uniquely tailored to each patient’s needs. Tara’s priority is working with patients to reach their highest level of independence to enhance their quality of life. I recommend her highly!” Michelle McNabb
“Ms. Tobias has encouraged me to overcome my self imposed limitations on my spinal chord injury, I have renewed confidence in my abilities. We worked hard, make no mistake. She took on my mission, I am beyond satisfied. After carefully planning each of my sessions, we worked at something new each and every time.” Mary Thomas
“As a physical therapist, I have complete respect for Tara’s knowledge, skills and dedication in assessing and treating neurological patients. She is excellent and I highly recommend her!” Melissa Bornstein