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Nexus has provided post-acute acquired brain injury care for more than three decades. Here, we share insights from the field, tips for caregivers and patients, and news related to acquired brain injury from the Nexus network.

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3 respiratory care tips for caregivers   »

It’s easy to take respiratory wellness for granted. Breathing is, after all, controlled by the autonomic nervous system, meaning it requires no thought or effort. When a life-altering injury or serious illness affects a loved one’s ability to breathe, however,…

How cognitive therapy supports brain injury rehabilitation

How cognitive therapy supports brain injury rehabilitation »

Catastrophic neurological injuries leave a lasting impact on the body and mind. After sustaining a brain or spinal cord injury, some patients have trouble balancing, moving their limbs, speaking, seeing, and hearing. In addition to physical impairments, cognitive deficits in…

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Nexus Neurorecovery Center – San Antonio Announces Grand Opening »

Nexus Health Systems, a network of inpatient specialty care hospitals and residential campuses, announced today the grand opening of its San Antonio location. The new center will care for adolescents with brain or spinal cord injury, as well as those…

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Life changes and ongoing rehabilitation after stroke »

According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. While about 10% of stroke survivors recover almost completely, more than 65% of stroke patients live with minor to severe impairments…

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Re-learning the basics: How COVID survivor James Thorne made a miraculous recovery at Nexus »

James Thorne woke up at Nexus Specialty Hospital on April 14, 2021 and had no idea where he was. Six weeks earlier he had gone to sleep at a hospital in Tomball, Texas after being admitted for COVID-19, severe COVID-induced…

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What to look for in a brain injury rehabilitation and recovery program »

Individuals who have experienced traumatic or acquired brain trauma require specialized brain injury rehabilitation and treatment in order to meet their personal recovery goals. Families may not know where to begin when evaluating rehabilitation and treatment programs, and they may…

Olfactory training after COVID-19 illness

Treating post-COVID olfactory dysfunction with olfactory training »

Several research studies on olfactory training have been published this year, due in part to one of the potential side effects of COVID-19 infection – loss of smell, or olfactory dysfunction. While research has not yet pinpointed the reason for…

Nexus Health Systems doctor, Dr. Kass

Nexus Neurorecovery Center hires behavioral neurology and neuropsychology physician to explore brain injury rehabilitation, disorders of consciousness »

Dr. Joseph S. Kass joins Nexus Health Systems as Chief of Neurology, Adult Neurocontinuum Nexus Health Systems welcomes Joseph S. Kass, M.D., J.D., F.A.A.N. to the team at Nexus Specialty Hospital and Nexus Neurorecovery Center. Dr. Kass assumes the role…

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