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Stroke Centre Holding Treatment Information Morning for National Stroke Awareness Week
Date:9/3/2013

ribe how the brain can change, make new connections and re-wire itself. It wasn't long ago that people thought the brain couldn't change or repair itself, but now we know that it can, and even into old age.”

He continues, “in the past, stroke treatment has sometimes focused upon helping people to manage life after stroke by encouraging patients to use their good arm, thinking that nothing could be done to help their affected arm and hand. However, research has now proven that a new therapy known as Constraint Therapy results in substantial improvements in hand and arm function after just 2 weeks of treatment.”

Constraint Therapy was featured in Dr. Norman Doidge's New York Times best-seller book, “The Brain That Changes Itself,” and works by harnessing the brain's natural ability to change its own structure and function.

Constraint Therapy Australia was established in June 2013 by husband and wife team Daniel and Karen Lane to help bring this remarkable treatment to Australia. Since then, they have helped patients from all over the country.

To help mark National Stroke Awareness Week, Constraint Therapy Australia will be will be holding a Stroke Information Morning on Thursday, 12th September between 10:00am and 11:00am.

This free information session will be held at the clinic in Perth and will include details about how we can protect our brains from the effects of stroke, how to prevent a stroke, how to detect a stroke and an introduction to Constraint Therapy. Morning tea will be provided. Spaces are strictly limited so to reserve your place call 1800 751 079 or visit the Clinic’s website.

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