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The effects of Meningitis

The effects of Meningitis

The effects of Meningitis in teenagers, children and babies:

  • Vomiting
  • Seizures
  • Stiff neck
  • Blotchy skin or a rash
  • Rapid breathing
  • Floppy limbs
  • Increased sensitivity to light
  • Severe cases a blood infection and brain damage can occur.

Physiotherapy treatment can help improve body alignment and facilitate the re-learning of normal movement patterns, as after meningitis your child could experience secondary complications such as:

  • Muscle weakness
  • Poor balance and co-ordination
  • Poor body awareness (proprioception)

Physiotherapy can help improve these secondary complications.

To book an assessment or for more information please email call 0161 883 0066 .