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Stages Of Rehabilitation After Limb Loss

Stages Of Rehabilitation After Limb Loss

As with any rehabilitation process, the stages of rehabilitation after limb loss can be a long and arduous process. The loss of a lower limb has a severe impact on a person’s mobility, and affects many aspects of daily living. The goal of rehabilitation medicine...
Ways To Help Stroke Survivors Recover Faster

Ways To Help Stroke Survivors Recover Faster

Here at ACRM, we have a special interest group specifically for stroke rehabilitation, and many of the professionals within our community are leaders in both rehabilitation medicine and research with an interest in stroke. If you would like to join ACRM and the stroke...
Benefits Of Sleep For Brain Health

Benefits Of Sleep For Brain Health

Sleep is a vital part of staying healthy — that’s why we spend about a third of our life sleeping. However, more than 60 percent of Americans say that their sleep needs aren’t met across the course of an average week. There are many things that can interfere with...
Neuroplasticity and Recovery From Brain Trauma

Neuroplasticity and Recovery From Brain Trauma

Neuroplasticity has been a buzz word in the news and health community for a while now, and today’s blog is going to provide an overview of the term and how it relates to recovery from brain trauma. The adult brain was traditionally thought of as stagnant, but now,...
Join ACRM For the 2020 Spring Meeting

Join ACRM For the 2020 Spring Meeting

The ACRM team is always looking for opportunities to help researchers and medical professionals connect with the purpose of sharing knowledge in order to better improve patients’ lives. Along with our annual conferences, ACRM is also throwing a Spring 2020 meeting,...
Looking Ahead to the ACRM 2020 Conference

Looking Ahead to the ACRM 2020 Conference

Now that the ACRM 2019 conference has passed, it’s never too early to start thinking ahead and planning for the ACRM 2020 conference! Located in Atlanta, our 2020 pre-conference is scheduled for Monday, October 19th through Wednesday, October 21st; and the core...
Thank You For Attending ACRM 2019!

Thank You For Attending ACRM 2019!

We’ve cleaned up and returned home after this year’s conference, and though we’re exhausted, we can’t believe how well it went! There are, of course, things to tweak for next year, and we’re already brainstorming what to plan next. Putting on the annual conference is...
ACRM 2019 Is Underway!

ACRM 2019 Is Underway!

It’s day four of ACRM Annual Conference and we couldn’t be more excited! The theme this year is Progress in Rehabilitation Research: Translation to Clinical Practice and it’s been incredible to see the diversity of presentations that have deepened our understanding on...
Supporting Your Patients With MS

Supporting Your Patients With MS

Our past few blog posts have been focusing on multiple sclerosis. You can learn more and sign up for the new NDNG Multiple Sclerosis Task Force Inaugural Newsletter; read a Patient’s Perspective post written by Elizabeth Jameson about her journey with MS; and explore...
Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Rehabilitation

Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Rehabilitation

Scoliosis, or abnormal lateral curvature of the spine, affects between two percent and three percent of Americans, or about six to nine million people. In today’s blog we’re providing a general overview of adolescent scoliosis, from common types, to treatment, to news...
What’s New In Neuroscience News

What’s New In Neuroscience News

In today’s ACRM blog, we’ll be looking at a few studies that have been published this summer and giving you the highlights of what’s new in neuroscience news. One of our goals is to help facilitate conversations surrounding rehabilitation research. We want to support...
What Stress Does To The Brain

What Stress Does To The Brain

ACRM is committed to keeping on top of the latest news in rehabilitation research and sharing our knowledge with our community of doctors, nurses, and other interdisciplinary members of rehabilitation teams across the world. Following our blog is a great way to find...
HIV Pain Management

HIV Pain Management

1.1 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV today and around 15 percent of them — 1 in 7 — are unaware that they are affected. Chronic pain affects around 40 – 85 percent of those with the condition. As an association created to improve the lives of...
Healing After Brain Injury: What Rehabilitation Research Indicates

Healing After Brain Injury: What Rehabilitation Research Indicates

Recovery from any injury is difficult — but recovery from a brain injury can be long, arduous, and never complete. We don’t say this to be pessimistic or downplay the role of rehabilitation research; we say this to emphasize the role of rehabilitation research! As a...
Geriatric Rehabilitation: June Is National Safety Month

Geriatric Rehabilitation: June Is National Safety Month

Geriatric rehabilitation is a difficult yet rewarding aspect of rehabilitation research. Whether you’re pursuing rehabilitation research in this subject matter as part of medical networking continuing ed, or simply to better understand and help your aging family...