Stroke RecoveryStroke 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.
Shoulder PainManaging 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.
Stroke RecoveryUnderstanding the Brunnstrom Stages of Stroke Recovery
There are six Brunnstrom stages that describe the process of movement recovery after stroke. Here's what each stage means for your arm and what you can do for home exercise to maximize function.
Vision TherapyStroke Lingo: Vision Changes After Stroke
More than half of stroke survivors experience visual impairment following stroke. Read on to better understand common stroke-related visual problems including field cuts, neglect, and double vision.
Stroke RecoveryWhat are the Different Types of Stroke?
A stroke is an interruption in blood supply to the brain that causes brain cell death. Some strokes result in permanent disability, whereas others are so mild that they go unnoticed.
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.
Post-StrokeWhat is Ataxia?
Ataxia refers to the loss of control of voluntary movements of the body, including the limbs, face, or eyes. Ataxia can be an independent occurrence or a consequence of a stroke. Read on to learn more about this neurological symptom and how it is treated.
parkinsons diseaseWhy Exercise is Vital For Combating Parkinson's Disease
Exercise is beneficial for everyone, but when it comes to Parkinson’s, exercise can not only help improve both motor and non-motor symptoms, it can also create a neuroprotective effect.
Stroke RecoveryHow Can I Regain Hand Function After a Stroke?
Many stroke survivors notice that the hand takes the longest to recover after a stroke. This may become very frustrating for many. However, there are two main techniques and exercises that can help speed the recovery of the hand up!
stroke rehab deviceHow to Determine the Best at Home Stroke Rehab Device to Use
Once you or a loved one is released from the hospital after having a stroke and are back home it is important to start thinking about how to best continue your post stroke rehabilitation program.
Fall PreventionFall Prevention Techniques for Stroke Survivors
Stroke survivors are three times more likely to fall at home after having a stroke than the general population.
SpasticityHow Can I Improve Spasticity After a Spinal Cord Injury?
Spasticity is the overexcitability of a muscle in response to movement. It’s a hyper exaggerated stretch reflex.
Spinal Cord InjuryWhy Home Exercise Programs Are Important After Sustaining a Spinal Cord Injury
Home exercise programs are particularly important for people with spinal cord injury, not only to increase function and maximize recovery, but to prevent further physical limitations.
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.
robot hand gloveEvolving Technology Offers Increased Independence in Spinal Cord Injury Recovery
Although modern medicine has not yet found a way to cure paralysis, modern technology is starting to bridge the gap.