There has been much in the news lately about how the drug AMPYRA, used to treat MS, has been shown in a phase II trial to improve walking in people with chronic stroke.
Following his stroke in June 2012, Angus had no movement down his left side and he was unable to sit unsupported. Angus was unable to return home after being discharged from hospital and was discharged to an Aged Care Facility in August 2012. After several months of ongoing physiotherapy with Mobile Rehab Innovations, Angus is now walking and transfering independently with a quad stick and is back living at home.
I recently had a fantastic experience with the Australian government funded company known as Job Access. I have been in the Australia for just under a year and slowly getting to know about all the support services available in this country for my therapy clients. I was directed towards JobAcess as I had a young client in their early 20’s who was recently diagnosed with a neurological condition and was concerned with how they could stay at work.
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