Category: Insight

Does cricket have a concussion problem?

Australian cricketer Steve Smith’s head injury in the summer added fuel to the debate on how the sport is handling concussion. Ethan Sisterson reports.

Winging it in the rehab world

For over 20 years the Flying Faculty has been sending experts across the globe on an international mission to improve neurorehabilitation training and delivery. NR Times reports.

Unequal opportunities

A third of people with a brain condition face workplace discrimination. Sarah Sinclair reports on the challenge of getting into employment – and staying there.

“It’s a really, really lonely place to be…”

Up to a third of women, and one in four men, will experience violence at the hands of a partner at some point in their lives. A black eye may be hard to hide, but a traumatic brain injury could remain undetected indefinitely, as Sarah Sinclair reports.

“The whole process was shocking”

Families affected by motor neurone disease are fighting a losing battle for accessible housing and home alterations, as Ethan Sisterson reports.

Behind the cloak of competence

Almost 100 brain injury case managers took part in a recent study investigating the influence of the Mental Capacity Act on their work with brain injury clients. Here Sophie Moore reports on the results.

Lift off for Takeji’s creations

Japanese inventor Takeji Ueda is hoping to revolutionise patient transfers with his range of products which combine the principles of physics and innovative textile design.

A national brain injury crisis

Politicians gathered in May for a Westminster debate on brain injury. Here Deborah Johnson provides the highlights.

A wonderful stroke of luck

Occupational therapist Janet R. Douglas’s life was turned upside down by a massive stroke. The decade-long struggle that followed is the subject of her new book…

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