Perpos Neurorehabilitation Tool Validated In Journal

Adaptive Environment Method Improves Outcomes for TBI & Stroke Post Acute Rehabilitation FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Dallas, TX— Texas based Pate Rehabilitation announced the validation of its pioneering brain injury and stroke assessment tool in the peer reviewed journal Pate Environmentally Relevant Program Outcome System (PERPOS) was initially developed to improve return-to-work outcomes after brain …

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Supported Living Activities Program Offers Innovative Engagement

SUPPORTED LIVING ACTIVITIES PROGRAM DEBUTS FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   March 21, 2018—Dallas, TX—Brain injury treatment provider Pate Rehabilitation announced an expanded supported living activities program today. The supported living activities program is designed to increase patient engagement and provide new opportunities for interaction and life skills building. Pate’s two supported living homes are located on …

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Physical Therapist Awarded Clinical Educator Award

Kristy Bloom was awarded the  2017 Dorn Long Outstanding Clinical Educator Award for her contributions to clinical education during the recent Texas Physical Therapy Association Convention. Kristy, nominated by one of her many students that interned at Pate, received this award to recognize her consistent record of exceptional clinical mentoring and education for physical therapy …

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Culturally Competent Rehabilitation Presentation

Pate Director of Research and neuropsychologist Dr. Carlos Marquez de la Plata gave a continuing education talk recently at the Brain Injury Association of Louisiana titled, “What is Culturally Competent Rehabilitation?” The course objectives were to have participants become aware of disparities in rehabilitation outcomes that are NOT related to differences in the frequency of …

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Mini Horse Therapy

  What’s little, cute, likes hay and people with brain injuries? Miniature horses trained for rehabilitation therapy! Mini horse therapy is a fun, very popular treatment that residents at Pate’s Brinlee Creek ranch look forward to each month. These tiny horses (from 29″ to about 38″) may be small, but their hearts are enormous. While …

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Gait Training Course

After a brain injury or stroke, one common side effect is difficulty walking. Gait issues can include balance deficits, decreased strength, visual impairments, and altered proprioception (sensing the position, orientation, and movement of the body and its parts), which makes navigating uneven surfaces very challenging. Pate has many advanced technologies to improve walking skills. One …

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Loving the Road is Dangerous

Pate graduate Ben Cooper has resumed his life after rehabilitation for a brain injury he sustained while riding his motorcycle (and he was wearing a helmet). During rehab he wrote the following academic style essay as part of his treatment so he could return to college. We asked if he’d share what he wrote for …

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Book Club for Brain Injury

What if you couldn’t couldn’t read this page or enjoy a newspaper or a book? For some people with a severe brain injury, that can be reality during rehabilitation and beyond. A book club for brain injury offer a way to provide the joy of reading. Because some of our patients have not recovered reading …

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Chili Cookoff Therapy

Yes, chili cookoff therapy is a real thing. Our Brinlee Creek Ranch recently hosted its second annual Chili Cook-off. It’s not only a fun event, it provides patients in rehabilitation great practice in real life skills that are essential to returning home and also work the brain and body. The cook-off engages patients in a …

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Valentine’s Dance for Stroke and Brain Injury Survivors

Pate recently hosted a special Valentine’s Dance for patients and families. This event provided a night out that was packed with fun and some truly wonderful moments. Pate helps many brain injury and stroke survivors attend special events throughout the year, including our camps program that bring survivors together for fun and friendship at locations …

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