Rediscovering who you were before a brain injury is one of the challenges and joys of rehabilitation.
Imagine how it feels for an old talent to nudge its way to the surface. You might fall in love all over again with music or working on cars or basketball. For many patients, the reconnection process can be profound.
Using a walker can be a form of art and positivity when it inspires you to decorate and embellish this instrument of mobility to express yourself.
Beyond the personal, design draws attention from others. Yes, they’ll smile – but perhaps also pause to think for a moment about what it’s like to use a walker and see the real person behind it.
Whitley Place powerhouse occupational therapist Keith McWilliams has already spearheaded Pate’s successful driver rehabilitation program and played an invaluable role in the Ft. Worth facility.
Now he brings even more to the table with his new clinical practice degree from Texas Women’s University as a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (OTD).