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INTRODUCTION Autonomic Dysreflexia is a potentially life threatening complication of spinal cord injury at T6 or above. It is the body’s reaction to pain or discomfort in an area of the body that is below the level of the Spinal Cord Injury. This causes the blood...

The use of water for various treatments (hydrotherapy) is probably as old as mankind. Hydrotherapy is one of the basic methods of treatment widely used in the system of natural medicine, which is also called as water therapy, aquatic therapy, pool therapy, and balneotherapy. Use...

What is Huntington’s Disease (HD)? Huntington’s Disease (HD) is an inherited disease that causes progressive degeneration or dying off of the nerve cells in certain parts of the brain. HD is passed from parent to child through a gene mutation. The gene responsible for HD is...

Bowel Management is an important every day task for participants with Spinal Cord Injury. Main Changes to bowel function due to spinal cord injury occur in lower section of the digestive tract – the large intestine, rectum and anus. Changes to the nerve supplying the...

Nerve cells control the muscles that enable us to move, speak, breathe and swallow. With motor neurone disease (MND) these neurones fail to work normally. Muscles then gradually weaken and waste, as neurones degenerate and die....

NDIS is a new model of funding for disability services in Australia and is designed to give people with disability (Participants) choice and control over their disability supports and services. The NDIS provides Funding only. It does not provide direct services. A person’s NDIS funding...