NIHSSWhat is the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)?
The National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS) is a clinical assessment of stroke severity. Results from this measure can help predict a patient's recovery and determine their medical course following acute stroke.
After experiencing a stroke, many people are unsure of how their day-to-day life will look. On top of financial burdens, doctor visits, and therapy sessions, patients often face emotional, physical, and cognitive changes.
StrokeWhat causes a stroke?
Stroke is a disease caused by the abrupt stoppage of blood flow to the brain. When the blood vessel providing oxygen and nutrients is disrupted, your brain is cut-off from the supply of those critical
stroke hand contractureHow can I Prevent Hand Contracture After a Stroke?
Contracture is another name for extreme stiffness in the muscles, joints, or connective tissue. It is an advanced form of spasticity. Many stroke survivors suffer from a large amount of spasticity in their affected hand, which can lead to a clenched fist.
Misunderstood MythsThe 4 Most Misunderstood Myths About Stroke and Stroke Recovery
There can be some misinformation or misunderstandings about the facts surrounding stroke and stroke recovery.
Mini StrokeMinistroke and Stroke: What Should We Do for TIA Recovery?
Act as fast as you can for TIA (mini-stroke) recovery. Learn about TIA (ministroke) symptoms and ministroke recovery.
Stroke RehabStroke Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation training can help improve the quality and degree of movement that is affected related to stroke.
Risk FactorsWhat Causes a Stroke: 7 Major Stroke Risk Factors
Today, Let’s take a look at 7 conditions and lifestyle choices that might contribute to a higher risk of stroke.
StrokeUnderstanding Your Brain and Stroke
One of the most widely known diseases associated with such an important organ(cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem) is a stroke.