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NeuroRehabilitation, Effects and Benefits..

Neurorehabilitation is defined according to the World Health Organisation as a problem-solving process in which the person who experiences a neurological impairment or loss of function acquires the knowledge, skills and supports needed for his/her optimal physical, psychological, social and economic functioning. Neurorehabilitation is a type of therapy given to people who have suffered from brain injuries. This treatment is based on the idea that healthy sections of the brain can be trained to take

Fifth WFNR Africa Congress hosted by the Nigeria Federation for Neurorehabilitation in collaboration with the African Stroke Organisation. African Congress for Neurorehabilitation (ACNR): Promoting Brain Health in Africa Through Neurorehabilitation

Areas Of Specialisation


Physiotherapy is basically the science of diagnosing and treating injuries or diseases by using mostly physical means. It encompasses all areas of the lifespan Read More

Clinical Neurology

Neurology is a branch of medicine dealing with the diagnosis and treatment of nervous system disorders. Neurology deals with all categories of conditions and diseases affecting the central and peripheral nervous Read More

Clinical Psychology

This is the informed and intentional application of clinical methods and interpersonal stances derived from established psychological principles for the purpose of assisting people to modify their behaviours, cognitions, emotions, Read More

Rehabilitation Psychology

Rehabilitation Psychology is a specialty area within psychology that focuses on the study and application of Read More

Occupational Therapy

This is defined as a health and rehabilitation profession that assists individuals of all ages who have had an injury, illness, cognitive Read More

Speech and Language Therapy

With respect to neurorehabilitation, Speech and Language therapy involves working with individuals whose speech, language, swallowing and eating are Read More

Rehabilitation Nursing

Rehabilitation Nursing is a nursing specialty focused on public health. Rehabilitation Nursing Read More

Social work

The social work profession has a long-standing involvement in public health. It involves assessment, diagnosis, treatment and Read More


Dietetics is the science of how food and nutrition affect human health. The field of dietetics has a strong Read More

The World Federation for NeuroRehabilitation (WFNR) is a multidisciplinary organisation open to any professional with an interest in neurological rehabilitation. The organisation exists to act as a forum of communication between those with an interest in the subject. The WFNR produces a regular newsletter (WFNR Update) that is produced twice a year. The WFNR organises a World Congress in NeuroRehabilitation every two years.

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