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  • What you should know about brain injury rehabilitation

    A brain injury can be life-altering. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a disruption in the brain’s normal function. An injury, either traumatic or non-traumatic, causes TBI to the head. Trauma can be in the form of a bump, blow, or even a ...
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  • How to Ensure a Successful Neurorehabilitation

    Neurorehabilitation is essential for patients with disorders of the nervous system, whether caused by injury or disease. At Neulife Rehab, our residential rehabilitation is a supervised program that can help patients to improve their condition and move towards recovering impaired functions. Neuro rehab is often recommended for patients who: are recovering from a stroke are recovering from an ...
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  • The Link Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Mental Health

    Suffering from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) takes a toll on both the physical and mental wellbeing of patients. Statistics show that TBIs can lead to mental health issues among one in five patients. A study supported by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke cites that TBI could increase the risk of post-traumatic stress ...
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  • Ischemic Versus Hemorrhagic Strokes: How to Improve Patient Outcome

    According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the 5th leading cause of death in the United States. The outcome of a stroke patient’s recovery is affected by the type of stroke he or she suffered from. There are two most common types: Ischemic and Hemorrhagic stroke.  Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
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  • Where is the link between neurological rehabilitation and physiotherapy?

    Rehabilitation is an important opportunity for people suffering from various neurological disorders, being the effect of illnesses or injuries that impair our nervous system. It brightens the quality of patients’ lives and, most importantly, gives hope for unaided functioning. It is widely acknowledged that efficient neurological rehabilitation, coupled with personalized physiotherapy techniques, has a direct ...
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  • Why Some Traumatic Brain Injuries Cause Seizures?

    A seizure occurs when there is an abrupt and uncontrolled electrical activity in the brain. There are many causes of seizure, and one of them is a brain injury. Not all traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients suffer from seizures. Depending on the location of damage in the brain, seizures happen in around 10-50% of TBI ...
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  • 5 Speech Therapy Strategies After Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

    TBI Therapy Goals The goal of post-acute TBI rehabilitation is to assist the patient in the process of achieving the most autonomous level of functioning conceivable. But achieving independence in communication is always one of the most important needs expressed by TBI patients.   Speech therapy often takes place in a post-acute brain injury rehabilitation facility intended expressly ...
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  • How COVID-19 Affects Post-acute Residential Rehabilitation for TBI Patients

    Residential rehabilitation programs are necessary for some patients who have to undergo consistent therapy. Throughout post-acute rehabilitation, patients are assisted, monitored, and supervised by trained personnel so that they can recover well. Some traumatic brain injury (TBI) patients are on these programs because they need 24-hour support and assistance for their daily activities, medications, and ...
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  • What to Consider When Choosing a Residential Neurorehabilitation Center In The Time of COVID-19

    The COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted many basic and essential services as cases continue to rise. It’s also raising concerns and anxieties as more restrictions are imposed to slow down the spread of the virus. In these uncertain times, you could be in a dilemma about committing to a residential neurorehabilitation center. Should you go ahead and ...
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  • Brain Injury Clinic – How long does it take to recover from a concussion?

    A concussion is a form of mild traumatic brain injury that typically occurs when a person suffers a direct hit to the head or a whiplash injury. This leads to coup and countercoup movement, where the outside force causes the brain to accelerate against the skull before decelerating and hitting the back of the skull. These ...
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