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What is Occupational Therapy?
Apr 14, 2021
Occupational Therapy Defined
What is Occupational Therapy?
Occupational Therapy
Occupational Therapy Defined
Occupational therapists help people live life to the fullest despite illness, injury, or disability. In this article, we cover common questions about OT to ensure a thorough understanding of this valuable helping profession.
Understanding Brain Injury: Types, Effects, and Outcomes
Brain Injury
Understanding Brain Injury: Types, Effects, and Outcomes
Brain injury is a widely recognized concept, but many are not aware that it is an umbrella term. To acknowledge Brain Injury Awareness Month this March, we shed light on all things brain injury.
Walking After Stroke: 7 Exercise to Improve Strength and Balance
Physical Therapy
Walking After Stroke: 7 Exercises to Improve Strength and Balance
Gait training and balance training are key components of post stroke rehabilitation to help you learn to walk, improve your balance and coordination, and increase the strength of your hips, knees, and ankles to support your body when you move.
Is Post-Stroke Telerehab For Me? What You Need to Know
Stroke Recovery
Is Post-Stroke Telerehab for Me? What You Need to Know
While many physical therapists turn to virtual care, how can you be sure if telerehab is right for you? Find out here if you should join the telerehab train.
Best 5 Apps for Stroke Survivors to recover faster
Stroke Recovery
Best 5 Apps for Stroke Survivors to recover faster
Who knew you could boost your stroke recovery by using your smartphone or tablet? Check out these 5 apps that can help you progress in your rehab and wellness.
Stroke Recovery: How to recover after stroke quickly
Stroke Recovery
Stroke Recovery: How to recover after stroke quickly
We’ll explain what’s important in stroke rehabilitation and how long it takes to recover after a stroke to recover quickly. Also, You can see what skills are expected to improve during stroke rehabilitation.
 Post-Stroke Dizziness: How Vestibular Therapy Can Help
Dizziness
Post-Stroke Dizziness: How Vestibular Therapy Can Help
Feeling dizzy after a stroke is more common than you think. Learn more about post-stroke dizziness and how vestibular therapy can improve your function.
The Ultimate Guide to Stroke Exercises
Post-Stroke
The Ultimate Guide to Stroke Exercises
Functional recovery is possible, even years after a stroke. Learn how to harness neuroplasticity through repetitive exercise, and the all-around health benefits of staying active after stroke or brain injury.
Stroke, Brain Injury, and Dementia: is there a link?
Brain Injury
Brain Injury and Dementia: Is There a Link?
A brain injury can increase your risk of developing dementia. Learn about what causes dementia after brain injury and how to lower your risk.
10 Exercises to Improve Balance After Brain Injury
Balance
10 Exercises to Improve Balance After Brain Injury
Maintaining good balance after a brain injury is crucial. Here are 10 exercises to start today to ensure safe and effective mobility.
Managing Shoulder Pain After Stroke: 4 Common Causes and Treatments
Shoulder Pain
Managing Shoulder Pain After Stroke: Causes and Treatments
Shoulder pain affects up to 80 percent of stroke survivors. In this article, we review four common causes of shoulder pain and their treatments.
Rehab with Real-World Objects for Improved Hand Use After Stroke
Hand Rehab
Rehab With Real-World Objects for Improved Hand Use After Stroke
Does your home exercise program go beyond basic stretching and strengthening? Consider incorporating task-specific training into your routine to maximize arm and hand function.
Hand Rehab after Stroke: The Top 5 Evidenced-Based Methods
Hand Rehab
Hand Rehab after Stroke: The Top 5 Evidenced-Based Methods
You've probably heard a lot of recommendations on how to recover hand function after stroke. We sifted through the research for you to explain the top 5 medically proven methods for hand rehabilitation, why they work, and who they work for.
Will Electrical Stimulation Help Me Recover From Stroke?
Electrical Stimulation
Will Electrical Stimulation Help Me Recover from Stroke?
Here are the answers to your questions about electrical stimulation: What is electrical stimulation? What can it be used for after stroke? What other devices can be used? Will e-stim help me recover from stroke?
COVID-19 and Stroke in Young Adults: Know the Signs to Save a Life
COVID-19
COVID-19 and Stroke in Younger Adults: Know the Signs to Save a Life
Research suggests an association between COVID-19 and stroke. Read more on how the novel coronavirus could increase your stroke risk as well as how to recognize a medical emergency.