The Bobath concept is successfully used, when the central nerve system is affected, such as hemiplegia (hemiparesis), which is associated with disorder of movement, paralysis and spasticity. It is a 24 hours concept, which includes, apart from physiotherapeutic treatment, instructions for proper positioning of the patient, rearranging the apartment and instructing helpers.
it should help the patient to relearn the lost ability to move again
the improvement of the hemiplegic body part in coordination with the healthy one and regain the feeling for the body
Spastic, abnormal posture and movement patterns can be inhibited
Pain and shortening of the muscles can be prevented
It promotes the best possible independence and safety in everyday life