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GOLD STAR AWARD – JULY 2021 – Unfreezing Gait Patterns

July's Gold Star Award goes to Bernard this month for his achieving some fantastic changes in reducing the freezing of gait episodes he was experiencing. Freezing of Gait - often referred to as FOG, commonly occurs when an individual is dual tasking. Dual tasking is when a person is processing environmental information, and/or cognitive information [...]

By |2021-08-04T16:34:10+10:00August 4th, 2021|

GOLD STAR AWARD – April 2021 – Dedication and hard work

This month's Gold Star Award goes to Manish. Manish contacted us in March 2021, just after being discharged from Auckland Hospital. Manish unfortunately suffered a stroke in February 2021, and as a result lost a lot of strength and selective movement on his left side. At that time Manish had been wearing and AFO brace [...]

By |2021-05-07T09:13:27+10:00May 7th, 2021|

Getting going after a Stroke

You’ve had a stroke. Now what? Most people who have had a stroke, spend a couple weeks to months in the hospital receiving rehabilitation therapy. After this short time, they are discharged with little to no follow up. Many people are even under the impression that they can expect to see recovery during the first [...]

By |2021-04-22T07:15:29+10:00April 22nd, 2021|

GOLD STAR AWARD – January 2021 Equipment aids can be life changing

Living with a progressive neurological condition such as Multiple Sclerosis provides a whole range of challenges. One of these challenges is your ability to walk and in particular walk on uneven ground. We would like to award our January 2021 Gold Star award to Julie who has been a dedicated online client of Connect Neuro [...]

By |2021-01-15T15:02:02+11:00January 15th, 2021|

How does running impact brain health?

I had the pleasure of being interviewed recently by ASICS about the effect that exercise and particularly running can have on brain health...... Check out the two links below for some happy brain fueling reading https://www.asics.com/nz/en-nz/blog/article/q-&-a-gilly-davy https://www.asics.com/nz/en-nz/blog/article/slowing-cognitive-decline

By |2020-08-20T15:48:20+10:00August 20th, 2020|
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