An Acquired Brain Injury is an injury to the brain after birth. There are numerous potential causes including; falls, road accident, tumour, stroke or infection in the brain.
The difficulties experienced are not only physical but can also be emotional, behavioural, cognitive or social. The impairment depends on the area of injury within the brain and the extent of the damage. Some of the common impairments following ABI could be:
Rehabilitation is vital after ABI and should be a priority to minimise as much impairment as possible and maximise your function.
A Neurological Physiotherapist specialising in treating people with ABI can help you overcome the challenges you face after ABI and improve your quality of life.
At PhysioFunction, our therapists are specialised and highly experienced in treating clients with ABI. Our physiotherapist will complete an initial assessment to determine your impairment and discuss your goals. Following this we create a bespoke therapy programme using hands on therapy, technology and exercises. The treatment plan is formulised to suit your needs and may include: