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.
Hand RehabRehab 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 RehabHand 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.
Electrical StimulationWill 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-19COVID-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.
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.
Strategies for Stroke SurvivorsThe 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 conservationSaving 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.
Chronic StrokeYes! 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.
Caregiver TipsCaregiver 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.
stroke supportThe 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.
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 Survivor SupportThe 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.
Spasticity after strokeStroke 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.
IADLsMaking Medication Management Easier
Seventy percent of American adults report taking at least one medication. Consider the following tips to streamline your medication management process.