To contact the group by post or 'phone:
Neil Finney                
TBPI Group
1 MALVERN RISE
HADFIELD
GLOSSOP
SK13 1QW
Tel; +44(0)7976317529 to leave a message.

Other BPI Websites

BPI AUSTRALIA:  http://www.brachialplexusaustralia.com.au/ New site for anyone down under with a BPI

ERBS PALSY SITE:  http://www.erbspalsygroup.co.uk/ Mainly for parents of children with Erb's Palsy which is a BPI caused during birth. (OBPI)

TBPI AND OBPI SITE IN SCOTLAND:  http://www.brachialplexus.scot.nhs.uk  A site that covers all aspects of Brachial plexus injuries

UBPN: http://www.ubpn.org    A site with information  and message boards for anyone affected by TBPI or OBPI.

NABD: http://www.nabd.org.uk   A Charity dedicated to getting bikers back in the saddle; plenty of useful info on here about TBPI.

MESSAGE BOARD: http://www.adultswithbrachialplexusinjuries.yuku.com/   Our message board on this site.

YETISPHOTOSHOOT:  http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/yetisphotoshoot/   Yeti set up a Yahoo group site for members to upload photos. Registering with the site is required

TBPI PHOTOS:   http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/tbpi-photos/  Yeti's other photo site. Again, registration with Yahoo groups is required.

HAND RELATED SITE:  http://www.eatonhand.com/index.htm   Not just a BPI site but some very useful information here





Pain Related Websites

HYPNOTHERAPY: Daniel F. Cleary   is a long term BPI who is also a hypnotherapist specialising in chronic pain

INPUT: http://www.inputpainunit.org/   A site about the Input team at St Thomas' pain clinic in London.

DAVE M'S MEDITATION FOR PAIN:  http://www.time.com/time/covers/1101030804/

ZINCONOTIDE SNAIL PAINKILLER DRUG:http://www.rsdhope.org/Showpage.asp?PAGE_ID=33&PGCT_ID=1958

SNAIL LINK:  http://www.portfolio.mvm.ed.ac.uk/studentwebs/session2/group13/snails.html

MIRROR BOX INFO:   http://www.phantomlimb.org.uk/page2.html

BBC NEWS ITEM VIRTUAL REALITY/PAIN:   http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/3514937.stm

PAIN MANAGEMENT PROGRAMME DIRECTORY:   http://www.painsociety.org/pdf/pmp_directory.pdf

STELLATE GANGLION BLOCK:   http://www.spineuniverse.com/displayarticle.php/article219.html

CENTRAL PAIN ARTICLE:  http://tbpiukgroup.homestead.com/centralpainbpi.html

DLPA PHENYLALANINE: http://www.wholehealthmd.com/refshelf/substances_view/1,1525,10158,00.html#Guidelines_for_Use

PRESCRIPTION DRUG INFORMATION:  www.drugwatch.com   An American site (some drug names may differ to the U.K.) detailing all there is to know about prescription and over the counter drugs - what they are for, side effects etc.

Driving Adaptions, Gadgets and Other Stuff!

ONE HANDED MOTORCYCLE RIDING:   http://www.1-handed.com/en/   From Holland, Bert Pot's website covering his motorcycle adaptions, 'bionic' arm and more.

BRIG-AYD CONTROLS:  http://www.brig-aydcontrols.co.uk/

LODGESONS:   http://www.lodgesons.co.uk/English/Homepage.htm

REMAP DISABLED AIDS:  http://www.remap.org.uk/

KAZZAS LINK TO GADGET SITE:   http://www.easierliving.homecraftabilityone.com/

ONE HANDED MUSICAL INSTUMENTS:  http://www.ohmi.org.uk/index.html

ONE HANDED COMPUTER KEYBOARDS:   http://www.maltron.com

ARM SLING SITES:
http://www.armsling.com/
http://www.mckiesplints.com/about.htm
http://www.pushstore.co.uk/listproducts-S0001/Shoulder_support_braces.html


LINK TO A CASHMERE SHOP THAT SELLS WARM GLOVES:  www.brora.co.uk

WHEELCHAIR ACCESSABLE VEHICLES  http://www.wavcompare.com/


Training and Rehab

NATIONAL SPECIALIST COLLEGES WEBSITE:   http://www.natspec.org.uk/index.htm

PORTLAND TRAINING COLLEGE FOR DISABLED:   http://www.portland.org.uk/

PILATES: http://www.intouchtherapy.co.uk/

WRIST PHYSIOTHERAPY:   http://www.ehow.com/list_6891299_physio-wrist-exercises.html

PHYSIOTHERAPY DIRECTORY:   http://www.therapy-directory.org.uk/  A countrywide directory covering many different tecniques and methods of complementary physiotherapy some of which may be suitable for BPI patients


Medical Conditions related to TBPI

PHRENIC NERVE PARALYSED DIAPHRAGM:
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=76250671

ARTICLE ON BREATHING:  http://www.ofspirit.com/aaronhoopes1.htm

POST TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER:   http://www.ptsduk.org/


Other useful websites

http://www.welcome-2-europe.com/   Site with many links to useful resources in Europe arranged in categories. We are in the UK Health section.


CHARITY REGISTER ENTRY:
http://www.charity-commission.gov.uk/registeredcharities/showcharity.asp?remchar=&chyno=1100691
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ARTICLE FOR N.A.B.D OPEN HOUSE MAGAZINE:
An introduction to the TBPI Group
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