HD PHYSICAL THERAPY Recognizes March as Brain Injury Awareness Month

 
 
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BURLINGTON, Mass. - March 23, 2021 - PRLog -- Every March, the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) leads the nation in recognizing Brain Injury Awareness Month, a time to acknowledge and support the millions of Americans impacted by brain injury (BI). The theme for the 2021 awareness campaign is More Than My Brain Injury.

Every nine seconds, someone in the United States sustains a brain injury. Estimates indicate that 5.3 million Americans, 1 in every 60 people, live with brain injury-related disabilities. Many people with disabilities have their lives defined for them. The #MoreThanMyBrainInjury campaign gives individuals a chance to overcome those definitions, allowing them to tell their own stories and change the narrative of their lives.

The campaign goals are to increase understanding of brain injury as a chronic condition, reduce the stigma associated with having a brain injury, showcase the diversity of injury and the demographics of the community and improve care and support for individuals with brain injury and their families.

Physical therapists help people with brain injury regain their physical function, relearn daily tasks and restore their fitness and wellness. They work to improve motor function, minimize disabilities and reestablish normal movement patterns to maximize the patient's independence, safety and ability to return to their prior level of function. They develop goals and individualized treatment plans that address the challenges and functional limitations associated with the injury, and they work closely with patients and their family members providing education and training.

Our offices in Wakefield & Burlington are fully OPEN for in-clinic and telehealth visits. We have no waiting lists, offer same-day appointments, are conveniently located right off major highways, have accessible hours, support Direct Access to care and accept every health insurance plan. The health and safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. We are adhering to every safety recommendations and guideline. Please visit our 'COVID-19 & Physical Therapy webpage for even more information.

At HD Physical Therapy, we are committed to the health and happiness of our patients. Everyday we work to restore each person's maximal function with consistency and compassion. Offering distinctive, inventive and proven rehabilitation treatment, our devoted professionals strive to deliver a successful and enjoyable experience to every patient we meet. For more information about HD Physical Therapy, please visit https://www.HDPTonline.com and follow us on all social media.

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