Our Work in the World

Pushing Through the Door – By Annie Hickman

I found an opening this past week; I was at the Mayo Clinic doing a “brain boot camp” (my words) for movement disorders that involved intensive OT and PT for the full week.  3 ½ hours a day with a couple of other doctors sprinkled in, it was a draining yet hopeful experience.  After many years of frustration with the medical establishment, it was an unbelievable relief to hear someone say “this is not a psychological problem, we think it can get better and here are the beginning steps.”  Not a cure for the disorder, but the intensive work to retrain and remap began. Read the rest of the story here.