Mechanisms for Recovery: Spontaneous Recovery, Neuroplasticity, and Adaptability
A frequent question asked by people following brain injury is, “How long will it take for me to progress back to ‘normal’? Although there is no magic number to provide regarding recovery length, a therapist can provide education regarding recovery mechanisms, including spontaneous recovery, neuroplasticity, and adaptability. This handout describes three mechanisms of recovery and the difference between compensatory and therapeutic approaches.
*Prognosis after Brain Injury handout is useful to pair with this handout.
Tech specs: Digital download. 2 pages. 8.5 x 11 inches. PDF format. 802 KB.