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Jul 15, 2021

What recent research has inspired you the most and changed how you practice as a physical therapist?

Edited Sep 3, 2021

Do you address cognitive issues as a therapist? If so, what do you do?

Jun 28, 2021

What online or other type of therapy that can be done at home do you recommend to stimulate memory and speech?


Jul 27, 2021

Has anyone done therapy to work on social skills?

Who did you see?  What was it like?

Jul 15, 2021

Is there a way I can help to enrich a survivor’s vocabulary in a fun way?

My friend had a bad accident a couple of years ago. I talk to her a few times a week, but she doesn't remember many words.


Apr 30, 2021

I have a question about AWARENESS - how long does it take to get to that phase of recovery?

My husband is 11 months post TBI. So far, I think he is still in the Denial phase - he doesn’t see that he has severe memory and cognitive issues. And from what I understand, he can only get better after he becomes aware of his deficits , and starts using strategies to compensate for those. Right now he is very passive in his recovery , and I have to constantly push him to do brain exercises that speech therapist gives him. Otherwise, he could be just sitting on the couch watching videos on his phone all day long ....(

Oct 5, 2021

As a therapist, how would you handle taking over a case where a patient has worked with other therapists already?

It's hard to stay engaged with a new therapist because there may be some overlap, or they focus on something tangential to what the patient wants to work on.