India, the world’s second most populous country, is facing the emergence of a hidden epidemic of neurologic disability, largely due to 3 emerging health trends: 1) an increase in traumatic brain injuries (TBI) from road traffic accidents (RTA); 2) an increase in the incidence of age-related dementia; and 3) an increase in the stroke incidence. ‘Neuro-disability’ is an umbrella term for a wide range of disabilities stemming from long-term neurological conditions which cause damage to the brain and nervous system. It affects motor, communication, cognitive abilities and financial aspects of the lives of patients and their families. So, it is important to find out the approaches and incorporate strategies which supplement the traditional rehabilitation therapy in order to optimize the recovery of function and quality of life.
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