The Neurobiology of Brain Injury.

The Neurobiology of Brain Injury.

Cerebrum. 2012 7; 2012: 9
Pekna M, Pekny M

In a complementary article, Dr. Mark J. Ashley discusses frontline rehabilitation methods that can improve brain injury recovery outcomes. Here, Marcela Pekna and Milos Pekny explain what happens within the brain after injury and how scientists’ growing awareness of the brain’s capacity for repair could lead to better treatment options. HubMed – rehab


Repairing the Injured Brain: Why Proper Rehabilitation Is Essential to Recovering Function.

Cerebrum. 2012 7; 2012: 8
Ashley MJ

Recovery from a brain injury is a slow process with no obvious end point-a practical dilemma for patients, caregivers, and medical professionals. While research continues to advance the field to determine optimal interventions (see this complementary article on the neurobiology of injury), front-line providers, like author Mark J. Ashley, founder and CEO of the Centre for Neuro Skills, have found that certain rehabilitation environments and procedures encourage a stronger recovery than others. But even as specialized facilities make strides, many people face barriers to adequate care. HubMed – rehab


‘Tis in our nature: taking the human-cannabis relationship seriously in health science and public policy.

Front Psychiatry. 2013; 4: 6
Aggarwal SK

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Resource list for cognitive motor and sensory supports in persons with autism.

Front Integr Neurosci. 2013; 7: 7
Berger KA

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