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Football bodies “turning a blind eye” to brain injury epidemic
Almond Care December 6, 2018

A charity has backed MP’s calls for better concussion protocols in sports after criticising sporting organisations for not doing enough to protect athletes.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

Scientists “reverse” long-term spinal cord injuries in animals
Almond Care November 29, 2018

A team of scientists believe that many of the long-term effects of spinal cord injury could be “reversible” after curing symptoms in animals.

Posted in Blog, Spinal Cord Injury

Revolutionary brain scan that detects injury at birth ready to “roll out” across hospitals
Almond Care November 15, 2018

A new brain scan could help diagnose brain injuries in infants up to two years earlier than current methods, a report has revealed.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury, Cerebral Palsy

New social media hub launched to support later life adults with cerebral palsy
Almond Care November 8, 2018

Four comedians with cerebral palsy have taken part in a comedy night to support the launch of a first-of-its-kind charity.

Posted in Blog, Cerebral Palsy

Men with severe spinal injuries take first steps after revolutionary new treatment
Almond Care November 1, 2018

Three men with supposed life-long paralysis are able to walk again after taking part in an innovative new medical trial.

Posted in Blog, Spinal Cord Injury

Parents raise money for ground-breaking cerebral palsy procedure
Almond Care October 25, 2018

The family of a young girl with cerebral palsy is raising money to fund a pioneering surgery currently only available in the United States.

Posted in Blog, Cerebral Palsy

Thousands of ESA claimants to receive backdated payments after benefits bungle
Almond Care October 18, 2018

Thousands of people on sickness benefits are due to receive backdated payments averaging £5,000 after the Government revealed a string of errors in its benefits system.

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Watch the moment a young runner with cerebral palsy was awarded a prestigious sports sponsorship
Almond Care October 11, 2018

A young runner with cerebral palsy has made the headlines this week after he was presented with a contract from global sports retailer Nike.

Posted in Blog, Cerebral Palsy

Record payout for child who was left with lifelong brain injury
Almond Care October 4, 2018

The NHS has been ordered to hand a record payout of almost £20 million after a patient was starved of oxygen as a baby.

Posted in Blog, Brain Injury

Professional footballer announces retirement after motor neurone disease diagnosis
Almond Care September 27, 2018

The former Liverpool and current Bolton player, Stephen Darby, has announced his retirement from professional football after being diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

Posted in Blog, Motor Neurone Disease