Physical Rehabilitation Medicine/Enquiry on Neuro Rehab


Hi Doctor

My son is 4yrs old and is a patient of Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy, he had 1hr of CPR done and resulted in HIE.

His all other organs are fine other than Brain
We had done MRI and have obseved some areas impacted.

Dr's have said its Nuero Rehabilitation center that can help.

Can you please advise me and also suggest best Nuero Rehabilitation center in world wide.


I'm so sorry about your son. You must be devastated.
There are many very fine rehabilitation centers in the world. In the USA, the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago is considered to be the best by US News and World Report magazine.
I think your search will be helped by Googling "world's best pediatric rehabilitation hospital".
Good luck.

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Nancy Brough Retired medical speech pathologist


I can answer any question about swallowing disorders and acquired and/or developmental communication disorders. Examples are aphasia, brain injury (traumatic or from strokes), and degenerative neurologic diseases. I also have specialized knowledge in craniofacial disorders (i.e., cleft palate.)


Experience in the area: I practiced as a speech pathologist for 20 years.

BA/MA Communicative Disorders, CSUN 1981/1986 Clinical training at UCLA and West Los Angeles Veterans Administration Medical Center.

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