Neuro Rehab

Spinal Cord Injury: How PTs Can Help

2019-05-01T22:31:33-04:00May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized, Neuro Rehab, Laura Glazebrook|

The Many Faces of Spinal Cord Injury Spinal cord injury, or SCI, is defined as damage to the spinal cord causing temporary or permanent changes in its function.  The spinal cord is a wonderfully complex structure, which controls so many things in our bodies, and an injury can vary widely based on where the injury occurred. Cervical spinal cord injuries typically affect a larger proportion of the body, which can include arm function, thoracic typically the trunk muscles and lumbar [...]

Let’s Talk Multiple Sclerosis

2019-05-01T18:03:32-04:00May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized, Neuro Rehab, Laura Glazebrook|

What is Multiple Sclerosis? Multiple Sclerosis, or MS, is a type of auto-immune disease in which the body attacks the nerves that make up the central nervous system (CNS), typically affecting the brain and spinal cord. Over 2 million people worldwide are affected by MS, and data from the National MS Society suggests over 1 million adults over 18 in the United States are living with the disease. The disease process includes damaging myelin, which is the protective substance that [...]

Neurological Rehabilitation

2019-03-14T19:45:48-04:00March 11th, 2019|Physical Therapy, Neuro Rehab|

Have you ever heard the story of the kid who needs glasses to see clearly for the very first time? There’s a lightbulb moment, reminiscent of those old cartoons, when a new curiosity and excitement about life is born! The same example can be true for those of us recovering from an injury or disease. We become so used to our current state that it becomes normal to us and we forget what it felt like to ever “see clearly”. [...]