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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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Neuropsychological testing supports best practices in patient care »

Neuropsychological testing focuses on intelligence, attention, memory, language, mood, and personality — to list a few areas. Through these assessments, neuropsychologists assess how the brain functions and identifies strengths and areas of dysfunction. The findings can help make accurate diagnoses,…

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Structured nutrition for pediatric patients struggling with childhood obesity and Prader-Willi Syndrome »

Children with established weight control problems, including childhood obesity and Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), often need a safe, structured environment to help them reach weight loss and general health and wellness goals. Offering a welcoming, home-like setting, Nexus Children’s Hospital’s Jump…

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Strategies for living with Prader-Willi Syndrome »

For individuals living with Prader-Willi Syndrome (PWS), health problems often go beyond weight gain and maintenance. PWS is a rare genetic disorder that can cause learning and behavioral issues in addition to health problems related to obesity and weight gain.…

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Motivated by family: Connie Gardner’s return to what matters most after acquired brain injury »

Just ten days after giving birth to her first child, Silas, by c-section, Connie Gardner began to experience a tremendous headache. Just moments after handing Silas over to her husband, Matt, Connie abruptly became unresponsive.  Connie had suffered an acquired…

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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…

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