Do Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Benefit from Physiotherapy? A Review of the Evidence

  title={Do Patients with Severe Traumatic Brain Injury Benefit from Physiotherapy? A Review of the Evidence},
  author={M. Watson},
  journal={Physical Therapy Reviews},
  pages={233 - 249}
  • M. Watson
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Physical Therapy Reviews
  • Abstract Severe traumatic brain injury is a serious and frequently disabling condition with major and long-standing consequences, both for the patient and his/her therapy services. A significant proportion of adult sufferers will sustain physical problems, which will require physiotherapy input. A literature review was undertaken to identify the extent to which the effectiveness of this area of physiotherapy has been investigated. English language studies were located that described relevant… CONTINUE READING
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