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Apps for Brain Injury and Disability

It’s amazing the technology that is available to assist people with mild to moderate brain injury. One that comes to mind is the use of “apps” on a smartphone. If your brain injured client is able to use a smartphone … Continued

The Evolution of Wheelchairs

For patients with spinal cord injuries or mobility issues, the wheelchair can be their best friend and can also be their greatest enemy. Wheelchairs weren’t always advanced like they are today, in fact, the first sketch of a person in … Continued

October is National Physical Therapy Month!

October is National Physical Therapy month and Dawn Cook, RN recognizes the importance of physical therapists’ role in the recovery of patients who have experienced life-altering injuries, and physical therapy sessions and evaluations are often included in life care plans.  … Continued

New Smart Wheelchair Cushion Technology

People who sit for long periods of time, especially those who spend their day in a wheelchair, are at high risk for pressure injuries, also known as pressure ulcers or sores.  Pressure injuries are at the highest risk over areas … Continued

Chronic Pain is like having four flat tires

September is Pain Awareness Month and the American Chronic Pain Association (ACPA), released a short, two-minute video which clearly and simply explains what it is like living with chronic pain.  Using the analogy that chronic pain is like having four … Continued

Dawn Cook to present at National Nurses in Business Conference

Dawn Cook is looking forward to being a presenter in September at the annual conference for the National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA) held in Las Vegas, Nevada. The conference will showcase 20 dynamic sessions aimed at nurse entrepreneurs and … Continued

Exhibitor at AAJ Annual Conference 2019

Dawn Cook along with her business Expert Witness Nurses was thrilled to be an exhibitor the American Association for Justice 2019 Annual Convention hosted in sunny San Diego July 26 – 31. We connected and shared information with hundred of … Continued

Brain Signals Turned into a Voice

For those who have lost the ability to speak and use their hands due to becoming paralyzed, have ALS, a stroke, or severe cerebral palsy to name a few; communication can be difficult and frustrating.  Current devices used to assist … Continued

What is Involved with Fitting a Wheelchair?

A common item requested in personal injury lawsuits are wheelchairs, both for short and long term use. It is important to understand why proper fittings are essential for comfort, usability and to prevent further injuries from wheelchair misuse. Why do … Continued