As a five-time National Champion in Puerto Rico, Prichard was a rising star in the boxing world. In October 2015, Prichard sustained illegal hits during a boxing match and suffered a traumatic brain injury. Prichard [More]
“The hospital saved my life, but the Brain Injury Day Treatment Program gave me my life back.” The Brain Injury Day Treatment Program at Brooks Rehabilitation is a comprehensive, interdisciplinary treatment model that helps individuals [More]
Gary Galang, MD, of the UPMC Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, discusses the rehabilitation process for patients with brain injuries at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute. To learn more, please visit https://www.upmc.com/services/rehab/rehab-institute/conditions/brain-injury
Dakota’s life changed forever in 2015 after a head-on collision with a semi truck. In 2017, Dakota came to Brooks for several weeks of brain injury rehabilitation. After making a significant improvement, Dakota is now [More]
What can occupational therapy do for someone who has had a traumatic brain injury? Check out how occupational therapy looked at all aspects of this OT client’s life to help him achieve his goals after [More]
Dr. Angelle Sander explains what a cognitive rehabilitation program is, how the program helps with cognitive deficits (e.g. attention, memory reasoning and problem solving) and why she recommends both group and individual therapy.
Presenter: Peter C Entwistle, PhD, Anne-Marie Kimbell, PhD, MSEd Traumatic brain injury and stroke are leading causes of brain injury in the US. Rehabilitation after brain injuries is not only aimed at rehabilitation of physical [More]
Occupational & physical therapists use multiple modalities to help Joey regain function and independence. From hands-on therapy and practicing activities of daily living (ADL), to the anti-gravity treadmill and aquatic therapy, these treatments help restore [More]
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