Positive signs for jockey Nyssa Burrells

Nyssa Burrells
Nyssa Burrells after winning Echuca CIH SV 3YO Fillies Maiden Plate at Echuca Racecourse on October 03, 2016 in Echuca, Australia. (Brendan McCarthy/Racing Photos)

Apprentice jockey Nyssa Burrells continues to make an encouraging recovery from serious injuries suffered in a fall during jump-outs at Warwick Farm.

Racing NSW issued an update on Friday, saying her neck brace had been removed and she passed a post-traumatic amnesia test earlier this week.

She is also finding it easier to communicate with family members as she continues to undergo extensive rehabilitation at Liverpool Hospital.

Burrells was placed in an induced coma to manage a brain bleed following the accident on December 29. She emerged from the coma on January 9.