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An Introduction to Brain Injury
Speech and Language Therapist Alison Nickson introduces common communication impairments individuals may experience following a brain injury or neurological condition.
Christchurch Group Physiotherapist, Sarah Cameron, explains how individuals with neurological difficulties following acquired and traumatic brain injury, progressive neurological conditions and stroke can suffer from vision problems. These visual problems can include ocular motor control, muscular control, visual field loss and abnormalities, visual perception loss, hemianopia, and homonymous
Professor Mike Barnes, Clinical Director of Christchurch Group introduces neurological rehabilitation – what it is, how it helps restore function to individuals following a brain or spinal injury, stroke or neurological condition.
Christchurch Group lead therapist Su Crossland explains how individuals with spasticity as a result of a brain or spinal injury, stroke or neurological condition can be helped by seating and posture management.
Professor Mike Barnes discusses the management of spasticity following a brain or spinal injury or neurological condition.
Approximately one million people live with the effects of an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) in the United Kingdom (UK) at an estimated minimum cost of £4.1 billion. The United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) have produced a manifesto for acquired brain injury called ‘Life After Brain Injury: A Way Forward.’
Denise Slack, clinical lead (OT), gives an introduction to vocational rehabilitation in this short video. Vocational rehab (VR) encompasses interventions that are focused on helping individuals with a health condition or impairment to overcome barriers to work and so remain in, access or return to employment.
Jill Bolte Taylor is a neuroanatomist who suffered a stroke, and somewhat studied it as it happened. Here you can hear her speak about it
See the publications signpost for a link to her book