From the first moment that followed his brain injury in the left hemisphere, life was no longer easy for him, and the feeling of suffering began to creep into his heart and whisper in his ear from time to time. The extreme difficulty in using the left part of his body ,which resulted from a brain injury, is hindering him from doing his basic needs comfortably.
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent responds
After suffering for more than a month, the sixty-year-old man found a window of hope when his wife went to the Syrian Arab Red Crescent Center in the city of Daraa to ask for a crutch to help her husband move. the volunteers went to their home to assess his condition, and to discover that Abdul Nasser needed physical treatment and functional rehabilitation to be able to move without much suffering and to control the use of the crutch, so that the volunteers immediately responded to his case by offering him a helping hand.
3 months of treatment resulted in a better coping with his mobility impairment
A treatment sessions and support from volunteers over a period of 3 months resulted the development of Abdul Nasser’s condition for the better and his movement became easier, as he became able to adapt to using the right part of his body to do his daily needs and rely on himself to move outside the home, whether to visit friends and relatives or to go to the market.
What is the physical therapy project?
The physical therapy project, which supported by the Finnish Red Cross, started in Daraa governorate since November 2019, and it provides people with mobility difficulties with nursing services and physiotherapy sessions while they are at home, in addition to motor aids, so that they save these people the trouble of transportation and the financial costs necessary to obtain them.