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What is Occupational Therapy?
Apr 14, 2021
Occupational Therapy Defined
Understanding the Brunnstrom Stages of Stroke Recovery
Stroke Recovery
Understanding 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.
The Best Tips for Stroke Survivors to Maximize Recovery and Participation
Strategies for Stroke Survivors
The Best Tips for Stroke Survivors to Maximize Recovery and Participation
Physical health, work, and leisure are still options after stroke. Here are some of the the best things to know to stay productive and fulfilled as a stroke survivor.
Energy Conservation Strategies for Easier Daily Living
energy conservation
Saving Your Energy
When you save your energy, your body accomplishes more, and often more efficiently. Use the following strategies to be more efficient, productive, and safe during your daily routine.
Yes! There is Hope for Chronic Stroke!
Chronic Stroke
Yes! There is Hope for Chronic Stroke
A stroke is usually considered chronic at the six-month mark. This article reviews research on chronic stroke recovery and promising therapy treatment approaches that target improving limb function, even for an "old" stroke.
How to Support Yourself as a Caregiver
Caregiver Tips
Caregiver Support: Support for the Caregiver
You can’t fully care for someone else if you don’t first put enough energy into caring for yourself. Learn our tips for caregivers to stay at their best while serving in an important and challenging role.
The Stroke Journey: Maximizing Your Support System
stroke support
The Stroke Journey: Maximizing Your Support System
Having support does not mean compromising your independence. Learn about the different types of support and the benefits of having a strong support system.
Stroke Lingo Part 4: Vision Changes After Stroke
Vision Therapy
Stroke 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.
Finding Your Support System After Stroke
Stroke Survivor Support
The Stroke Journey: Finding Your Support System
Though each person experiences stroke recovery differently, one thing remains the same: the stronger your support system, the higher the impact on psychosocial health, recovery of function, and overall social participation.
Muscle Function Changes After Stroke
Spasticity after stroke
Stroke Lingo Part 3: Muscle Function Changes After Stroke
Part three of the Stroke Lingo blog series reviews clinical words commonly used to describe post-stroke muscle changes including muscle tone, spasticity, and contracture.
Making Medication Management Easier
Making Medication Management Easier
Seventy percent of American adults report taking at least one medication. Consider the following tips to streamline your medication management process.
Setting Personal Goals After Stroke
Stroke Recovery
Setting Personal Goals After Stroke
Goal-setting becomes the name of the game for stroke survivors as they transition from the hospital back into their homes and communities.
Staying Motivated After Stroke
Stroke Recovery
Staying Motivated After Stroke
Whether one is contemplating or committed to a health decision, understanding the psychology behind motivation can help remove obstacles in the path towards change.
Stroke Lingo: Part 2
Stroke Lingo
Stroke Lingo Part 2: Swallowing Changes After Stroke
To continue our discussion about tricky stroke-related terms, let’s talk about some words that relate to swallowing disorders that can occur after a stroke.
Stroke Lingo: Part 1
Stroke Management
Stroke Lingo Part 1: Speech Changes After Stroke
Does it ever feel like you are learning to speak a new language when you are trying to talk about having a stroke?
Warning Signs of Stroke: What to Notice
Stroke Prevention
Warning Signs of Stroke: What to Notice
Have you ever wondered what it may look or feel like when a person is having a stroke? A stroke can happen to anyone at any time; it will not stop to think about whether you are in the middle of something like working, grocery shopping, or driving.