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Improvement of Mood Associated With Improved Brain Injury Outcomes Each year millions of patients are diagnosed with acquired brain injuries, such as concussion, strokes and brain tumors. For these patients, brain rehabilitation is an important part of their recovery. Mayo Clinic researchers found that improvement of mood over the course of post-acute brain rehabilitation is associated with increased participation in day-to-day activities, independent living and ability to [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

How to Live with Multiple Sclerosis

MEDIA ADVISORY: Mayo Clinic Expert Available to Discuss Long-Term Health for People with MS For people with multiple sclerosis — as many as 350,000 Americans, and an estimated 200 new diagnoses every week — managing the debilitating symptoms are difficult. A range of medications can help with the fluctuating neurological [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Pregnancy and Low Back Pain: New Ultrasound Treatment for Physical Therapy

Many women experience low back pain during pregnancy. Kathy Cieslak, a physical therapist in Mayo Clinic's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation says, "Pregnancy-related back pain affects between 50 and 75 percent of all women. Our goal is to identify the potential source of the pain and help women return safely to [...]

Created by Dana Sparks