traumatic brain injury

Wallowa Memorial Hospital Adds Occupational Therapist

...  home to 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: traumatic brain injury, occupational therapist, 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: physical therapy, traumatic brain injuries, brain injury, brain injuries ...

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... ...

Kean University Events Spotlight ALS Awareness, Recognize PT Month

...  Physical Therapy Month, Kean University supported two local amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) charities in an effort to educate the community about the debilitating disease. … acting manager, Jay Figueroa, and Kean … Read more on Physical Therapy Products Lodi teacher offered plea deal in alleged DWI crash that left Bergen cop with … James Kleimann | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com By James Kleimann | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com … The accident left the officer with a traumatic brain injury and months of grueling physical therapy. Breslin had pulled over to the shoulder on Route 46 to … Read more on NJ.com Read ...

Physical Therapy: Education?

Question by Curious George: Physical therapy: education? I am thinking about going into physical therapy and have a few questions about college and such: -I was reading about a freshman entry course that some colleges have? What is the main reason it would benefit me? Hurt me? -I either want to be a sports physical therapist or a pediatric physical therapist, at what point do specialize? -I would like to go somewhere in DC but I can only find George Washington as a good physical therapy school. Is this right? -What is the difference between a sports physical therapist and an athletic trainer? I currently have a 98 average overall in high school. At what point should I start volunteering or trying to get an internship? Thank you so much Read more... ...

Can I Get My GED? I Need Help! I Been Trying for 2 Years Now?

Question by : Can I get my GED? I need help! I been trying for 2 years now? I’m a special Ed student and been trying to get my GED.. and my GED teacher is starting to make me stupid.. is there anyway I can get my GED in an easier way? (I’m 19 and going back to high school is NOT an answer.. I will not go to there ever again.) Best answer: Answer by jannsodyFor those with a learning or emotional disorder (or physical disability), one may get “reasonable accommodations”, according to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990, for test-taking such as getting extra time on tests and/or a separate room for exams (usually with a proctor). Read more... ...

Traumatic Brain Injury Increases the Risk of Early Death

Traumatic Brain Injury Increases the Risk of Early Death Seena Fazel, MD, states, “We found that people who survive 6 months after TBI remain three times more likely to die prematurely than the control population and 2.6 times more likely to die than unaffected siblings.” Fazel adds, “This study highlights … Read more on Physical Therapy Products Study Shows Prostate Surgery Saves Lives David B. Samadi, MD, Chairman of Urology and Chief of Robotic Surgery at Lenox Hill Hospital, contends ...