The initiative was not easy but the desire overcame three parents with children affected by brain injury. It began as a personal commitment that was accompanied a great economic effort to create a clinic in Palencia Castilla y León pioneered a unique and innovative treatment called 'Therasuite'. Therapy allows muscle-through placement of an orthopedic suit rubber-system connect to the brain and body allow strengthening and improved mobility.
After the launch of the clinic came the creation Neurovida Foundation, which aims to ensure that those with this disease a better quality of life, which is linked to the fact that relatives observed a progressive improvement and the possibility of seek future support and raise awareness. "We are three parents who rely on the feasibility of a project that was born in Russia, which could not be applied. Then opened a rehabilitation center in Poland to which people went around the world, initially English and Italian,and then exported to the United States. That's where training providers prior to starting clinics around the world, "explains the manager of the Foundation Neurovida, Carla Morales.
Currently attends eight patients, five of the province and the capital Palencia, two of Bilbao and one of Corunna, and there are already requests for City, Real, Canarias, Seville, Malaga, and Venta de Baños, for which account four physiotherapists and speech therapists. "The project should be consolidated into the Community, and so far we know almost more outside," he adds. Morales. From the Paraplegic Center of Toledo and the Hospital Niño Jesús in Madrid already have begun to refer patients who have completed other treatment processes.
The member and adviser to the project, Paul Train, added allowing exchange concerns with other families. "At first we do not know where to go and we lost, so it is advisable to pay to combine information and treatments in the future" incident. For now, Palencia facilities began operating in June and initial cage and two physiotherapists rehab has gone to doublethe figure, two-and four days.
"We are the only center that assists adults in Spain and the rest is done with children from three to 13 years," says Carla Morales. Through the project seeks to capture the attention of society on a problem that is the main cause of disability in adults and children in the world and move a positive message to families endured daily drama that takes better form with supports.
Improvement.Generally the costume sessions orthopedic physiotherapists work for a constant rehabilitating work gradually help improve the production and flow of speech by monitoring and support of the head and trunk. Also be getting more fluid and coordinated movements in upper and lower extremities and increasing functional activities such as sitting, crawling and walking.
The creation of the Foundation has enabled Neurovida start contacting associationsthat may be involved, case of Multiple Sclerosis, Aspace, and foundations Cebrian and People, and soon will also speak with council. The City Council of Palencia has been the first is a commitment to study the formula to work. The nonprofit entity consists affected by brain injury, family members and professionals offers a multidisciplinary rehabilitation service to all those people with physical or motors.
The establishment of a foundation focused on capturing some support to provide greater solvency to neurological rehabilitation project. "To be considered a chronic disease is not given sufficient information and almost all you get is through other experiences gathered on the internet. Method 'Therasuit' is innovative and is based on postural re-education, 'says Neurovida Foundation Manager, Carla Morales.