Twitchell’s observations and predictions were accurate, but somewhat limited by the emergency care of stroke and the rehabilitation tools available at the time. Unfortunately, they also resulted in a self-fulfilling prophecy:
“Since improvement is not expected, let’s not work toward more improvement.”
To this I say, BUNK!! Our knowledge base has increased, the tools available for rehabilitation have proliferated, and our society has come to expect more. ~ Anne Burleigh Jacobs, PT, PhD.
Recovery from neurological injury is a long, long road with highs, lows, and plateaus – but each day is a new day toward
reaching one’s goal.
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