Things They Don’t Tell You

Everyone's brain is different, so every brain injury will affect people differently. I understood that straight away.  However, certain aspects of recovery are more obvious and easier to understand than…

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Nasty blisters need new boots
Walking boots from Alt-berg

Nasty blisters need new boots

With both the Lycra stock and Sure Step splint ordinary shoes and trainers were becoming problematic to wear and causing quite dramatic blisters. Blisters are quite normal when increasing an…

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Harada-Ito eye operation

Due to the traumatic brain injury (TBI) the nerve that controls one of my eye muscles in each eye became paralysed. This resulted in not only having double vision as…

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Lycra sock
Lycra sock

Lycra sock

Where I was once paralysed down my right side I now have use of it, but with numbness and diminished sensation. This effects how messages from my brain get to…

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Orthotic Sure Step
Sure Step Orthotic

Orthotic Sure Step

This orthotic ‘Sure Step’ fits inside my shoe under the sole and forces the angle of the ankle to be less than 90° and therefore forces my shin forward forcing…

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Salomon GTX 4G Boots

Planning for the walk it was obvious that I wouldn't be able to do it in my preferred type of footwear..flip flops!  So after trying on many pairs of boots…

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Sentinel Leisure
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Sentinel Leisure

Many thanks to Sentinel Leisure for helping us through their Changing Lives Scheme for providing excellent gym and swimming facilities.

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