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The 5 ways Active Edge offers more than multi-disciplinary organisations

–   MAY 2021   –

The 5 ways Active Edge offers more than multi-disciplinary organisations


Support coordinators understandably want to find the best solution for the people in their care. On the outset, it might appear that selecting a multi-disciplinary clinic, where several services are offered under one roof, will save time and money.

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:

Talking about Traumatic Brain Injuries

–   JANUARY 2021   –

Active Edge Physiotherapy ImageTALKING ABOUT TRAUMATIC BRAIN INJURIES

 

A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is an often unexpected, yet devastating event for a person and their family. Known as an injury to the brain by an external force, common causes include motor accidents, falls, being struck by an object or assault. Alongside being a major cause of lifelong disability, TBI’s are a complex injury with a huge spectrum of symptoms and outcomes – physically, mentally, socially and cognitively.

They can quite literally turn your life upside down in a matter of minutes.

Helping yourself over Christmas

–   DECEMBER 2020   –

Helping yourself over Christmas

 

As Christmas draws closer, many of our patients and carers heave a sigh of relief. It’s a time to relax,  eat, drink and be merry. A period for spending time with loved ones. A time to take a break from the rigours of day to day life.