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Assistive Technology for Cognition

Technology use for people with cognitive impairment is quickly becoming commonplace in neurological rehabilitation. Technology that is a part of our everyday lives can increase independent [...]

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What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?

A traumatic brain injury, or TBI, occurs when brain cells are damaged from trauma to the head. This can result from a blow or jolt to the head or body, such as in a motor vehicle accident, fall, [...]

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How to Manage Your Spasticity

Managing Your Spasticity  After a brain injury occurs, you may experience many new symptoms. Significant muscle tightness, known as spasticity of hypertonicity,  may be one of these symptoms. [...]

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Reducing the Risk of a Stroke

What is a Stroke? Stroke is a disease that negatively affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when brain cannot get the oxygen and nutrients it needs from a clot [...]

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Stroke Resources in Baton Rouge

There are a number of resources in the Baton Rouge area for those who have had a stroke. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some of those available in our area in the hopes that [...]

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What is FEES and why might I need it?

Sage Outpatient is now offering Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)!  What is FEES? Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing, or FEES, is a procedure that helps the speech [...]

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Do I Need a Home Safety Evaluation?

What Is A Home Safety Evaluation? Sage Outpatient’s interdisciplinary therapy team consisting of physical, occupational, speech therapists, and a social worker routinely participate in home [...]

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Occupation and Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity is defined as the brain’s ability to reorganize and regenerate neural connections. This means after a neurological event, such as a stroke or brain injury, the brain has the [...]

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What is Vestibular Rehabilitation?

Vestibular rehabilitation is a specialized form of therapy service to treat dizziness and imbalance caused by injury to structures in the inner ear and/or associated brain pathways. Individuals [...]

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