Concussion Rehab: A Timely Topic

Guest post from William “Billy” Rhodes, PTA & Diana Brooks, PT, DPT Tidewater Physical Therapy Ironbridge clinic Thanks largely to the NFL, concussions have become a growing concern in our society.  The increase in recognition has naturally led to an increased need for treatment.  We now know that the old adage of “just walk it off,” is […]

Mobile Devices as Cognitive Aids for People with Brain Injuries

In my last article, I wrote about a local teen that experienced brain injury.  March is Brain Injury Awareness Month and this time around I will share some strategies using mobile technologies to support those with brain injuries. Just as every person is unique, the symptoms of brain injury may vary from one person to […]

…and then the unthinkable happened.

It started out as just another day of color guard practice for 17-year old Brittany on a cold day in January, 2012.  Her high school team was gearing up for a competition the following week and everyone was working hard.  Then, the unthinkable happened.  A series of maneuvers requiring a team member to jump over […]