When your friend or loved one is unwell with flu or has suffered a broken bone, it’s usually easy to know exactly how you can help. Their GP can also confirm how long they should remain on bed rest or how long their injury will take to heal. However, when […]
Is neurorehabilitation facing its biggest challenge yet? How can we support the sector to help patients in new ways? On 8 December 2021, speakers from across the neurorehabilitation sector explored this topic in a panel discussion with attendee Q&A. The panel discussed the sector in detail, contextualising the challenges facing […]
On Friday 3 December, the Government committed to producing a strategy to deliver increased support to those living with an acquired brain injury (ABI). This follows on from the efforts of MP Chris Bryant and leading charities, encouraging the Government to force them into action.   The strategy will be drafted […]
For some people, lockdown is proving an excellent opportunity to learn new skills and develop their knowledge. When it comes to understanding more about how brain and spinal injury, neurological conditions and rehabilitation can affect people, the following documentaries provide detailed insight. Here’s an overview of a range of fascinating […]
Researchers from Michigan State University are using a £565,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to explore the ways robot-assisted learning can help patients improve common daily activities. How neuroplasticity allows people to relearn ‘lost’ skills Following a neurological injury or illness, many individuals can face a long recovery period […]
Following on from the recent report by The British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine into the impact of COVID-19 on neurorehabilitation services,a poll by brain injury charity Calvert Reconnections and barristers Exchange Chambers has revealed the sector has been driven to ‘crisis point’. In a recent poll of 161 of the […]
A Lake District charity has developed the UK’s first COVID-19 compliant brain injury rehabilitation programme combining traditional clinical therapies with physical activity in the outdoors. The new residential neurorehabilitation centre for people with acquired brain injury is creating the ‘new normal’ with it’s COVID -19 compliant activities which focus on […]
NRC Medical Experts welcomes the British Society of Rehabilitation Medicine’s recently published report Rehabilitation in the wake of Covid-19 – A phoenix from the ashes. A high proportion of individuals living with chronic neurological conditions are considered clinically at high risk of Covid-19 complications by the NHS – including people […]
Neuropsychiatry is the overlap between psychiatry, neurology, and medicine, and a subspecialty of psychiatry that deals with the psychological or behavioural problems in people, caused due to neurological conditions. What does an neuropsychiatric expert witness do? Neuropsychiatry expert witnesses specialise in the branch of medicine dealing with integrated neurological and […]
The brain is a developed organ made up of a large number of neurons and supporting cells. The interconnection between the neurons is what makes the brain function. Unlike other cells in the body that can regenerate, there are three types of cells that cannot regenerate. These include hepatocytes in […]