For All the Best Reasons

May 11, 2010

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Mother’s Day had me thinking about the amazing mothers of ABI clients that I have worked with over the years. It seems to me that when tragedy strikes, many people struggle to find the strength to deal with the problem and work to resolve it. I have found, however, that it is the mothers, more […]

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Everybody Hurts — Taking Control of Your Pain

April 30, 2010

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Many ABI survivors deal with pain everyday – pain from migraines, spine and neck injuries, deep tissue pain, pain due to poor posture subsequent to an orthopaedic injury, pain from nerve damage, pain from healing and repaired bones, and more. Pain and pain management is among the most important considerations when undergoing a rehab program […]

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Bret Michaels — Why He Matters

April 27, 2010

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The recent news of Bret Michaels’ brain hemorrhage caught everyone by surprise and came towards the end of what was already a trying week for Bret (Bret had learned earlier in the week that his daughter had been diagnosed with diabetes). I thought that many readers might have questions about what he is dealing with, […]

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Working, Worrying, and Loving It: What’s it like working in the field of Neurorehab

April 21, 2010

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Here’s what I get from people when I tell them that I work in brain injury rehab — “Wow, that must be really rewarding”, often accompanied by an unintentionally condescending head tilt and pursed lips. I don’t like to disappoint, so I usually respond with something along the lines of, “Yeah, it really is.” which […]

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Identity Crisis #2: Finding direction post-recovery

April 20, 2010

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The path to recovery is a long one for those suffering with a traumatic brain injury, and it seems that the physical healing is only a small part of the journey. One must also come to terms with their reality as it now exists, and this can mean the difference between success and stagnation. I […]

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