Evidence Based Practice
Don’t Be Afraid of Early Mobilization in Acute Brain Injury
February 20, 2018
by Mary Beth Osborne, PT, DPT, NCS
This article was originally written for Medbridge and is shared here with permission.
People who suffer brain injuries require extensive medical care to preserve vital organ functions and prevent secondary injury. Physical therapists are in a unique position to positively influence the ultimate outcome for these individuals by simply providing early mobilization.
Two studies provide support for early...