2017 · Insights

The 100 collars project: A multi-centre evaluation of the HeadUp cervical orthosis


A revolutionary new collar which will benefit people with MND and others with weak neck muscles was launched at the Symposium. People with MND can experience head drop as a result of neck weakness, which in turn can cause pain and difficulties with communication and swallowing. In the past, many of the cervical orthoses available…… Continue reading The 100 collars project: A multi-centre evaluation of the HeadUp cervical orthosis

2016 International Symposium - Dublin · Healthcare · Insights

Quality of life and MND – insights from the Symposium


As an occupational therapist, I am interested in how people continue to find meaning, purpose and achieve quality of life in the face of continued loss of function and disability. With this in mind, I was struck by two presentations at the Symposium. First off a bit of background to set the scene. When writing…… Continue reading Quality of life and MND – insights from the Symposium