brain injury

Wallowa Memorial Hospital Adds Occupational Therapist

...  help make daily tasks easier and safer, or providing guidance and education for caregivers of older patients experiencing cognitive and physical declines. Mart graduated from Pacific … Read more on Wallowa County Cheiftain Vision Therapy: Changing times, technology giving rise to new concerns, techniques “Seventy percent of your brain is dedicated to vision in some fashion; 80 percent of all sensory goes through your eyes; 90 percent of individuals who have a concussion, traumatic brain injury or stroke will have one or more problems with their eyes. Read more on The Gazette: Eastern Iowa Breaking News and Headlines Tags: stroke patient, occupational therapist, traumatic brain injury, brain injury ...

Man Regains Walking Ability Using His Own Brain Waves

...  Regains Walking Ability Using His Own Brain Waves Fritz became paralyzed due to a spinal cord injury. He was in the hospital for about six weeks. For another month or so, he was in inpatient rehabilitation. “You go to a rehabilitation center to learn how to live your life in a wheelchair,” explained … Read more on Healthline Can physical therapy help brain injury? A traumatic brain injury (also known as TBI) occurs as a result of trauma to the head, leading to damage to the brain itself. Traumatic brain injuries can result from numerous types of injuries including automobile accidents, contact sports, or falls … Read more on Sampson Independent Tags: traumatic brain injuries, rehabilitation center, brain injury, traumatic brain injury, physical therapy, spinal cord injury, spinal cord ...

Sen. Kirk Offers His Viewpoint

Sen. Kirk offers his viewpoint I've held an “Entrepreneurial Idol” competition at Chicago State University, and the guy who won it runs a company that's very innovative. The fact that he's a Motorola engineer tells us he's probably on the cutting edge. The essence of this company is … Read more on Peoria Journal Star Ashley Kriston, 18, competitive bowler Ashley Kriston, 18, a senior at East Leyden High School, placed fourth in Illinois in the state bowling championship for high school bowlers on February 20 and 21 in Rockford. lRelated Boys water … A. I'm admitted to Marquette University for physical … Read more on Chicago Tribune Read more... ...

Stroke Rehabilitation Centres: the Role of Adult Education Centres

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself.” The famous quote of John Dewey simply says it all. Society is dependent on its individuals and education plays an important role in developing communities. Education provides humans with the ability to improve their performance and lifestyle by making informed choices and by forming opinion on political issues concerning themselves. Developed nations invest heavily on education as they realize the importance of providing education to their citizens. Read more... ...

UW|360 Season 4: Episode 7 – Spinal Cord Regeneration

  UW|360 Season 4: Episode 7 – Spinal Cord Regeneration – Dr. Phil Horner, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at the UW, is working on a unique approach to restoring limb function after chronic spina…   Fundraiser will assist Benton family She has also been active in her church. The accident happened on Father's Day when she dove into the shallow end of a swimming pool, suffering what was classified as a C5 complete spinal cord injury and almost drowning. She was 18 years old at the time … Read more on Olney Daily Mail Read more... ...

Praying for Morgan

...  traveled across the center turning lane, across the inside southbound lane and was struck on the passenger side by a Chevy Trailblazer, which was traveling in the outside southbound lane. Both vehicles continued off the highway and onto … Read more on Log Cabin Democrat Daughter's CPR training saves mom's life Brenden West/Clinton HeraldSam Seidell (left) visits his wife, Marla Seidell, with their daughter Holly on Thursday at Mercy Medical Center South as Marla recovers from a brain injury attributed to an allergic reaction that caused a lack of oxygen … Read more on Clinton Herald Read ...

Physical Therapy for Kids: Physical Therapy for Broken Hip

A broken or fractured hip resulting from a serious fall or accident would require hospitalization. It may not be common among youngsters as they tend to have strong bones which can tolerate the impact better. While surgery may be required for some, physical therapy for broken hip would be necessary for all especially as one would eventually have to overcome pain and restore the body’s range of motion. Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Sessions Read more... ...