BASIC - Brain and Spinal Injury Centre

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BASIC is a unique specialist niche resource for people and their families following a traumatic brain injury or neurological diagnosis. This includes people recovering from severe head injury, brain haemorrhage, brain tumour and other brain-related conditions such as stroke and brain cancer. With over thirty-two years experience of working with this client group and staff include neuro-physiotherapists, physiotherapists, physical therapists, psychotherapists, cognitive therapist. A program of holistic services means that we can help make a real and lasting difference in people’s lives following a traumatic brain injury. Our services include:

  • Information, education & training
  • Emotional & psychological services; Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)
  • Specialist physical rehabilitation; Virtual reality systems, hands-on physiotherapy and power-assisted exercise gym
  • Cognitive rehabilitation
  • Advice services
  • Social Activities e.g. gardening
  • Self help support groups
  • work experience placements

BASIC has a state of the art virtual reality suite which includes the Computer Assisted Rehabilitation Environment or CAREN, C-Mil and Dynstable to help retrain walking and balance.

This is the gold standard of rehabilitation and further details can be found on our website.

We currently have a number of bursaries for children, adults and military veterans

Who to contact

Contact Name
Tara Hodges
Contact Position
Operations Manager
0161 707 6441 0161 707 6441 0790 495 0012 0790 495 0012 07802 600220 07802 600220
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Where to go

BASIC - Brain And Spinal Injury Centre
554 Eccles New Road
M5 5AP
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CENTRE CURRENTLY OPEN Monday's to Thursday's 9.30am to 5.30pm

Our Centre is wheelchair accessible and has car parking facilities.

It includes:

- Virtual reality suite

-Accessible power-assisted gym

- Cafe

- Therapy rooms

- Training room

- Offices

- Lift to the first floor

- Garden area

We are able to hire out our meeting room for up to 20 people.


Associated Cost
Charges apply for use of the gym


Age Ranges
Referral required
Referral Details

Professional referrals and self referrals can be made online via our website

or contact Tara Hodges at or telephone 0161 707 6441.

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