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5 ways to enhance your recovery after an acquired brain injury (ABI)

–   MARCH 2023   –

5 ways to enhance your recovery after an acquired brain injury (ABI)

 

Recovery from an ABI doesn’t suddenly stop after two years. It can in fact incrementally improve long-term. So how can you maximise your physical and mental capabilities?

How our physiotherapists can help with vision loss caused by a stroke

–   AUGUST 2022   –

How our physiotherapists can help with vision loss caused by a stroke

 

If your vision was impacted by having a stroke, you might wonder how a physiotherapist is going to be able to do anything to help. The good news is that there are many things we can do to support you, so you can become more independent in your own home environment.

How strokes impact vision loss and what you can do to help

–   AUGUST 2022   –

How strokes impact vision loss and what you can do to help

 

Did you know that around a third of stroke survivors experience vision loss? When someone who has had a stroke loses sight in part of their visual field, this isn’t resulting from a problem with their eyes; it’s caused by a problem in their brain. This could occur anywhere along the course of the optic nerve, from the eyes themselves, to the primary visual cortex at the back of the brain in the occipital lobe.

How our work transforms lives; A traumatic brain injury case study

–   JULY 2022   –

July blog BannerHow our work transforms lives;
A traumatic brain injury case study

 

If you’re wondering how the work we do differs from other physiotherapists, one example is our client, Yusef (aged 59). Yusef sustained a severe traumatic brain injury about 10 years before we started working with him. His long hospital admission resulted in left-sided weakness, and Yusef needing 24-hour care in supported accommodation. He was able to stand up briefly, with a lot of support from two people holding him up, which was really hard for him and not something he enjoyed or wanted to do. He was also suffering with a lot of back pain and felt very scared of falling.

The 4 reasons why you might have experienced a deterioration in your physical abilities

–   APRIL 2021   –

The 4 reasons why you might have experienced a deterioration in your physical abilities


If you’ve recently been finding it much harder to do every-day physical activities that used be things you could confidently do independently, you’re not alone in this. We’ve found many of our neuro physio clients are experiencing a decline in their body conditioning and strength in recent months.

How a change in mobility impacts physical capability and the possible consequences

–   APRIL 2021   –

How a change in mobility impacts physical capability and the possible consequences


Any change in mobility can dramatically reduce people’s ability to function if they are living with a neurological disorder. Lockdown closures have resulted in limited activity taking place, with people confined to their homes for extensive periods of time. 

Spotting hidden traumatic brain injury disabilities and how you can help

–   MARCH 2021   –

Spotting hidden traumatic brain injury disabilities and how you can help


Those who have experienced a traumatic brain injury (TBI), depending on the level of their executive dysfunction, will sometimes try to hide their resulting disabilities. 

There are several reasons why this happens, including:

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