J Neurol Phys Ther 2022 Jan;46(1):41-49
Monash University, Clayton, Victoria, Australia (C.S., J.P., A.M.); Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre, Epworth Hospital, Richmond, Victoria, Australia (C.S., J.P., A.M.); Epworth Healthcare, Richmond, Victoria, Australia (G.W., M.K.); and University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, Australia (G.W.).
Background And Purpose: Physical therapy is important in the management of traumatic brain injury (TBI) and associated multitrauma. Providing therapy during the posttraumatic amnesia (PTA) phase is challenging, given that hallmark features including confusion, amnesia, agitation, and fatigue may impede the person's ability to engage in and benefit from rehabilitation. To date, there is little empirical evidence to guide the provision of therapy during PTA. Read More