A middle school principal in the Dover area suffered a brain injury while on the job is now back to almost 100 percent, and she says a special type of computer based therapy helped her out.
Julie Sterner hit hear head almost a year ago while playing in a bounce house with students. She says she suffered a concussion and as a result, had trouble multitasking.
She says she couldn't even drive and listen to the radio at the same time. That's when she started going to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of York for therapy called Interactive Metronome, which she says helped require her brain and improve her cognitive functioning.
"My forgetfulness was horrible. I wasn't able to focus on anything. I still wasn't able to read. I could tell you the letters were there, but I couldn't put them together. I couldn't make words. It was very scary," she said.
Sterner says she still has some difficulty remembering names, which is something she says she used to be very good at. Otherwise, she says she feels great.
Experts say this type of therapy is good for other injuries or illnesses as well.
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