Category: Insight

“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…

Notes from Nanjing

NR Times’ writer Andrew Mernin attended the largest neuro-rehab event in the Asia Oceania region recently and made a few notes along the way

Brain injury and the great outdoors

A growing body of evidence links exercise and outdoor activity with recovery from traumatic brain injury (TBI). Here Fiona Nixon, of Calvert Reconnections, explains the benefits of physical activity in rehabilitation.

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