RehaCom's new training modules

RehaCom's new training modules

Brain injury can affect aspects of cognition such our memory, our ability to concentrate and much more.  Three new training modules extend the functionality and application of RehaCom in the domain of cognitive rehabilitation. RehaCom is the premier global tool for computer-aided cognitive retraining.  It has developed since 1986 as a tool for the therapist and now boasts 29 training modules that are aligned to very specific aspects of cognition. 

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Computer-based cognitive training in MS

Computer-based cognitive training in MS

A new study by Dardiotis et al (2018) in the journal Multiple Sclerosis and Related Disorders revealed a significant effect for computer based cognitive training wih respect to the performance of memory tasks of patients with Multiple sclerosis (MS).  The authors performed a systematic review to identify available studies that performed computer-based cognitive training in MS patients. MS is a chronic inflammatory disease of the central nervous system characterized by relapses and a progressive course that can lead to physical and cognitive disability.  

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Study supports RehaCom in brain injury rehabilitation

Study supports RehaCom in brain injury rehabilitation

A recent study, investigated the use of RehaCom cognitive rehabilitation software and supported it's use in patients with cognitive deficits due to a variety of disorders.  Impairment in cognitive function is common in patients with acquired brain injury and this significantly impacts upon such persons potential for rehabilitation. Around the world technology is now found in the therapists tool kit as this is increasingly seen as the key to efficient, effective and intensive focus in cognitive rehabilitation.

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Guidelines for using RehaCom

Guidelines for using RehaCom

Brain damage—whether caused by stroke, traumatic brain injury (TBI), tumours, or Multiple Sclerosis—has both physical and mental consequences.  RehaCom has developed over the years to be the premier tool to assist the therapist with cognitive rehabilitation.  Impairments in mental abilities vary widely from person to person and depend on many factors, including an individual‘s personality and the severity of the brain damage. Clinical application guidelines have emerged for the most effective use of RehaCom. and these are the topic of this article.

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Can RehaCom help with cognition issues after brain injury?

Can RehaCom help with cognition issues after brain injury?

Im sure you would expect us to say “Yes of course it helps!” because, after all, we have been offering RehaCom for some years now.  The fact is, the question deserves a more rounded answer.  Having worked with many different technologies in rehabilitation I always expect to hear two questions when something new is being introduced into healthcare - the first is “What’s the evidence for this?” and secondly “How much does it cost?”

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