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May 28, 2015

This May, the staff at The Brian Center of Durham celebrated Better Hearing and Speech Month -- an awareness effort by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to educate the public about the early signs... more

May 27, 2015

May is Arthritis Awareness Month, which is the perfect time to learn exercises that relieve the pain of arthritis! By stretching your major joints, you can improve your range of motion, increase your strength and... more

May 27, 2015

You’ve probably heard the term occupational therapy before, but do you actually know what it is? We’ll tell you one thing - it doesn’t just have to do with your occupation! Although occupational therapists can help... more

May 21, 2015

We all know that exercise is an important part of staying healthy, but sometimes it’s not that easy! Some of us don’t have the time or don’t know how to get started. What we all need to remember are the benefits of... more

May 19, 2015

Up to 500,000 people in the U.S. have a mini-stroke or TIA (transient ischemic attack) each year. Although symptoms are temporary, and no damage occurs in the brain, a mini-stroke is a huge predictor of a larger stroke... more

May 14, 2015

More than 700,000 people suffer strokes each year in the United States, and that number is expected to surpass 1 million by 2050. Approximately two-thirds of these individuals are stroke survivors who require... more

April 20, 2015

Did you know the month of April has been designated as Occupational Therapy Awareness Month since 1980? Occupational Therapy (OT) focuses on developing or recovering a patient's daily living skills when they have been... more

April 15, 2015

Over the years, practicing yoga has been helpful in enhancing flexibility, reducing depression, helping with pain management, as well as improving one’s quality of life. Yoga has also been found to be an effective form... more

April 8, 2015

The Institute of Medicine reports that about 100 million Americans suffer from chronic pain. That’s a lot of people, right? As with most medical conditions, learning to manage this pain on an individual level is almost... more

April 8, 2015

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1.7 million people suffer traumatic brain injuries (TBI) each year. The Brain Injury Association of America also notes that an additional 915,000... more