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How important is attitude in recovering the ability to walk?

How important is attitude in recovering the ability to walk?

T. George Hornby, PhD, PT

Research Scientist, Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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Attitude is generally really important in the rehabilitation process; however, attitude doesn't play a major role in the recovery of movement sometimes— because it's really the connection from your brain to your spinal cord. So you real... Show More

Attitude is generally really important in the rehabilitation process; however, attitude doesn't play a major role in the recovery of movement sometimes— because it's really the connection from your brain to your spinal cord. So you really want to have a positive attitude regardless of what you have left, but it's really how much you have left that's going to determine your walking ability.

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How important is attitude in recovering the ability to walk?

T. George Hornby, PhD, PT

Research Scientist, Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

More Videos by T. George Hornby
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Attitude is generally really important in the rehabilitation process; however, attitude doesn't play a major role in the recovery of movement sometimes— because it's really the connection from your brain to your spinal cord. So you really want to have a positive attitude regardless of what you have left, but it's really how much you have left that's going to determine your walking ability.

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