Therapeutic Effects of Fishing in TBI (NeuLife’s Outing for Patients and Staff)

NeuLife clients and staff enjoyed a therapeutic outing to Hickory Point Park for fishing and a delicious picnic lunch. Fishing is by nature a reflective and meditative activity that forces you to slow down and enjoy your surroundings. Therapeutic experts claim that, fishing helps to take a person's mind off the day-to-day worries because it requires focus;  it engages small muscle groups we don’t normally use and helps us build fine motor skills.

Fishing is also a fantastic (and safe) outdoor leisure activity for someone who has suffered a TBI - it has the ability to reduce the effects of TBI.

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It’s a great way to be outdoors without sacrificing or putting your health at risk. If you don’t have any fishing buddies you can find fishing aficionados in your area. Search for Facebook groups or Google fishing organizations - there are plenty of local groups out there!

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NeuLife Rehabilitation is a residential post-acute brain injury clinic - one of the largest in the Southeast - specializing in catastrophic rehabilitation.

Our programs are customized to meet the individual needs of each patient. Our care plans are structured to promote the highest level of functional independence and successful community re-integration. Through the skills and experience of the highly trained team of clinical experts at our brain injury center we are able to treat a wide range of diagnoses and injuries.

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If you have any more questions concerning catastrophic rehabilitation or any other issue regarding traumatic brain injury (TBI), call us to make an appointment today. You can also schedule a tour to visit our brain injury clinic.


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Dedicated to providing the highest caliber of care to individuals with brain injuries, NeuLife Rehabilitation is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).
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