Getting Your Brain and Body Back: Everything You Need to Know After Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, or Traumatic Brain Injury
Bradford C Berk (Author) Martha W. Murphy (Contribution by)
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DescriptionMake the fullest possible recovery after neurological injury with this definitive guide--by a doctor and spinal cord injury survivor who's been there After an accident that left him permanently paralyzed over ten years ago, Dr. Bradford Berk made it his mission to help others recover from acute neurological injury (ANI). As the founder and director of the University of Rochester Neurorestoration Institute, he brings his abundant experience in working with patients and making his own ongoing recovery to Getting Your Brain and Body Back, the most up-to-date guide for survivors of spinal cord injury (SCI), stroke, and traumatic brain injury (TBI). Each of these acute neurological injuries can result in similar physical and psychological challenges and require similar treatments, medications, and assistive devices. Getting Your Brain and Body Back offers comprehensive, reassuring guidance for your every concern:
- How to deal with grief and trauma in the aftermath of accident or injury--and build resilience as you find your way forward
- What adaptive devices--for bathing, dining, mobility, and more--will help you enjoy life to the utmost
- How to prevent and treat secondary health problems of every kind, such as heart, skin, and bladder troubles--sexual health included!
- Therapeutic approaches from both Western and Eastern medicine to consider for maximum healing and pain relief
July 13, 2021
5.98 X 8.98 X 0.94 inches | 0.88 pounds
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About the Author
Bradford C. Berk, MD, PhD, is a distinguished university professor at the University of Rochester. He was recruited to University of Rochester Medical Center in 1998 as chief of cardiology and later served as chairman of medicine and CEO. Dr. Berk stepped down in 2015 to found the University of Rochester Neurorestoration Institute, which provides the highest quality multidisciplinary care to individuals who have suffered neurologic damage. He has published more than 300 articles, chapters, and books. Martha Watson Murphy is an award-winning author who has written, co-written, edited, or developed more than thirty books. Her areas of interest include health; food and the people who bring it to us; life in out-of-the-way places; how-to; memoir; business; and our relationship with dogs. Eric Topol, MD, is the director of the Scripps Translational Science Institute and co-founder and vice-chairman of the West Wireless Health Institute in La Jolla, California. He is a practicing cardiologist at the Scripps Clinic and a professor of genomics at The Scripps Research Institute. One of the top ten most cited researchers in medicine, Topol was elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences and has led many of the trials that have shaped contemporary treatment for heart disease. He lives in La Jolla, California.