Category: rehabilitation

Brain-computer interface helps paralysed patient drive again

Almost ten years ago, Aldana Zuniga was paralysed from the waist down in a car accident. Now, a microchip implanted in his brain has helped him get behind the wheel of a car again. Using only his thoughts to control the speed, Zuniga drove laps in a NASCAR Cup racecar on a track in the…

WFNR celebrates 25th anniversary

“Congratulations to the WFNR for all that it has achieved over the last 25 years.  Today the WFNR is a true advocate for neurorehabilitation” said Professor David Good, WFNR President as the organisation celebrates its 25th anniversary.  He continued: “We’re extremely grateful to all our members who have contributed to the success of the organisation…

UKABIF Film Award Winner

Sacha Paynter from Bristol has won the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum (UKABIF) Film Award for her film ‘Talking Benefits’, sponsored by Cygnet Health Care.  Sacha’s short film looks at the importance of neurorehabilitation for individuals who have had an Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).  The film is based on Sacha’s personal family experiences of…