Fighting for Kathryn: How One Mother's Actions Made a Difference

A NeuroRestorative News Online Exclusive

Learning that a loved one has a brain injury can be a sobering and frightening realization.  Not only can the road to recovery be long and challenging, but navigating through the complexities of the health care system can be daunting and filled with roadblocks.  Many times it is a family member – a husband, a wife, a parent – who steps up to lead the fight for their loved one to have access to the care they need.  Joan Gelrud’s daughter Kathryn suffered a brain injury when she fell off of her horse Bella while attempting a jump.  Joan became Kathryn’s biggest advocate and with the support and perseverance of her trusted confidant and ally, NeuroRestorative Clinical Evaluator Diane Triplett, Kathryn finally receiving the right care on her journey to recovery.

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