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What is the National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale (NIHSS)?
NIHSS
What 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.
Post-Stroke Challenges
Stroke
Post-Stroke Challenges
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.
What causes stroke?
Stroke
What 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
How can I Prevent Hand Contracture After a Stroke?
stroke hand contracture
How 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.
The 4 Most Misunderstood Myths About Stroke and Stroke Recovery
Misunderstood Myths
The 4 Most Misunderstood Myths About Stroke and Stroke Recovery
There can be some misinformation or misunderstandings about the facts surrounding stroke and stroke recovery.
Ministroke and Stroke: What Should We Do for TIA Recovery?
Mini Stroke
Ministroke 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 Rehabilitation
Stroke Rehab
Stroke Rehabilitation
Rehabilitation training can help improve the quality and degree of movement that is affected related to stroke.
What Causes a Stroke: 7 Major Stroke Risk Factors
Risk Factors
What 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.
Understanding Your Brain and Stroke
Stroke
Understanding Your Brain and Stroke
One of the most widely known diseases associated with such an important organ(cerebrum, cerebellum, brain stem) is a stroke.