Retraining Walking and Running after Brain Injury

Jacey KrautActivity & Exercise are Therapy, Neurological Physiotherapy Explained, Rehabilitation In The Home, Stroke Recovery

Many people with neurological conditions such as traumatic brain injury (TBI) and stroke regain the ability to walk but still experience problems with increasing walking speed, jogging/running or jumping/hopping making it difficult to return to previous hobbies, occupational or sporting activities. Regaining these skills demands different training or therapy to those used for retraining walking as the physical requirements of … Read More

What Is Mirror Box Therapy?

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Mirror Box Therapy Stroke

Mirror Box Therapy is another tool that that is used to harness the brain’s ability to rewire itself and assist with recovery following stroke. Recent evidence supports the effectiveness of Mirror Box Therapy as an inclusion in rehabilitation for improving motor function, reducing pain, reducing neglect and reducing sensory impairment following stroke. “Mirror therapy is a form of motor imagery … Read More

How to Maintain Rehab Goals

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Physiotherapist assisting with exercises for rehab

How To Maintain Rehab Goals Rehabilitation is often viewed as an action plan towards achieving a goal. People with Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke and other neurological conditions know that physiotherapy can assist to achieve goals aimed at improving balance, strength, movement and fitness but what happens once the goal has been reached and therapy ends? Consider any sports athlete … Read More