Date posted: 29th September 2016

Specialist rehabilitation for neurological conditions is available at CPIMS for anyone who has suffered a catastrophic injury, such as a spinal cord or brain injury. Our case management services ensure patients receive the highest standard of care provision throughout their treatment plan. In our latest blog, we provide a step by step guide of what to expect when receiving rehabilitation at a brain injury rehabilitation centre.

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Date posted: 28th April 2016

Stroke remains one of the major public health problems in both developed and developing nations. It is largely preventable, as up to 70% of cases are avoidable with effective management of hypertension, diabetes, hyperlipidaemia, avoidance of smoking and obesity. It is also a treatable disease, as many interventions have been shown to be effective.
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Date posted: 28th April 2016

Doctors stimulate a nerve in the neck to treat epilepsy, heart failure, stroke, arthritis, and a half dozen other ailments. “This is a bottle of pills,” says J.P. Errico, showing me something that’s obviously not a bottle of pills.

Errico, who is cofounder and CEO of ElectroCore Medical, is holding the GammaCore, a noninvasive vagus nerve stimulator. If ElectroCore’s R&D work holds up, this device is about to turn decades of evidence about the importance of a single nerve into a new kind of medicine: an electrical therapy as benign as a morning swim and as straightforward as popping a pill with your coffee.

Continue reading The Vagus Nerve: A Back Door for Brain Hacking