Day 107 – recap to look for progress

Hi everyone, Corey was sent for another CAT scan today. Dr. Long, her neurologist here at Bryn Mawr, reviewed the results with us. To recap, 10/2 among other injuries Corey was diagnosed with traumatic brain injury. Specifically, a diffused axonal injury. This means...

Day 75 – developing mantras

Hi Everyone, Corey had a full day including another series of casting. The PT team has created bi-valves which are molded casts that can be put on and removed similar to splints. The casts will help prepare her for the braces that will be arriving soon. Corey seemed...

Day 49 – Keep focused Little Chef

Hi Everyone, Corey began her day with music, a stroll in the lobby to see the current art show display and then to PT. The therapists kept her very active today. We used her picture portfolio; she did some stretching on the mat and worked on the bolster developing...

Day 37 – We have sparks

Hi Everyone, I didn’t get to see Corey awake today. By the time I arrived she was fast asleep. Looking at her therapy schedule I understand why! She had PT for 2-½ hrs, OT for 1 ½ hrs and Speech for 1 hour. This kid is workin’ hard! I have noticed a few new things as...

Day 35 – Acute care rehab

There was no rest for the weary at the Rehab! Corey started her therapy at 8am this morning, finishing up at 2:30. In PT she worked on the tilt table, bolster and large mat. OT tortured her with ice gloves and tried to get her to focus on pictures of the senior girls...

Day 16 am – ICU

Hi everyone, Sorry to miss the evening post! It was a late night and by the time our day was done, so was the author 🙂 Yesterday and today, we come into Corey’s room and she’s sitting in her recliner with her IPOD is blasting! The nurses love the Glee...