About mild brain injuries like concussion and post-concussion syndrome.

20% off 'Living with Mild Brain Injury'

20% off for a limited time. “This book will enlighten brain injury survivors and affected families and allow professionals an insight into their patients’ experiences.”

The dogs of change

Dog sitting has helped me realised how quickly we can adapt. Change may happen quickly or slowly, but we can adapt to either.

Fatigue after ABI: boom and bust

Fatigue caused by an illness or injury is known as pathological fatigue. This isn’t the same as simply being tired...Pathological fatigue is always there.

Research & changes in sport related ABI

We should be using the phrase ‘sport related ABI’. This is because ‘particularly for neurodegeneration, it is not really about concussions, it is about knocks to the head.’

Follow a plan, not a feeling: Finding a way out of low mood.

Even with the promise of a better feeling ahead, it can be difficult to drag yourself into an activity when in a low mood. This is where the research meetings helped me.

New Year, New Book

It is unnerving to send a story out into the world, but I’m grateful to see that is has been well received: “Incredibly vivid... this book will be of great benefit to professionals, survivors and their families alike.”

Art and Music Therapy in a Pandemic

The use of music as a reabilitation tool alongside other therapies had never occurred to me. Elizabeth Nightingale, the Neurological Services lead at Chiltern Neuro and Medical services provided an introduction to this fascinating field.

Living with Mild Brain Injury, a memoir

“Incredibly vivid... this book will be of great benefit to professionals, survivors and their families alike.” Dr Neil Parrett. Consultant Clinical Psychologist (Neurorehabilitation)

Rugby concussions and Cricket rigour

We must continue to raise awareness of brain injury so that participants in all sports can make an informed decision about their safety.

Brain injuries and lack of insight

A lack of self-awareness, or a lack of insight, is fairly common in a brain injury survivor. I’ve suffered from and have written about it in my book, but how do you spot it in yourself?