A new therapy called "hippotherapy" is helping dramatically increase the chances for a child born with a severe hypoxic brain injury to recover motor functions and allow them to begin to lead the life of a normal child.
Hippotherapy puts the child on a horse and helps improve improve muscle tone, balance, coordination. Even if a child is having problems with muscle or speech development, simply riding a horse is proving to help rewire the brain in some cases.experienced Kansas City Brain Injury Accident Attorneys, we know that time is of the essence when it comes to head injuries, no matter how minor they seem. Even the slightest bump to your head can cause your brain to shift abnormally and lead to long term brain damage and even possibly brain illnesses like Lou Gehrig's Disease (ALS).
You should always have a head injury checked out by a doctor immediately following your injury. If you have sustained a traumatic brain injury it is important that it be treated right away. As we've learned from this research, the sooner treatment begins the better chance you have at avoiding any long term and irreversible damage to your brain.
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