Yes! There is Hope for Chronic Stroke!
Mar 27, 2020
Chronic Stroke: Is There Any Hope?
Knowledge is Power: Stroke Risk Factors
stroke risk factors
Knowledge is Power: Stroke Risk Factors
We can’t predict the timeline for when a stroke may affect a particular person. But we can definitely spread awareness about risk factors.
What are the different Types of Stroke?
Stroke Recovery
What 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.
Managing Arm Swelling Following a Stroke
Stroke Recovery
Managing Arm Swelling Following a Stroke
Strokes that cause one-sided weakness often have another frustrating consequence: swelling in the affected arm and hand.
What is Tenodesis and How Can I Use it to My Benefit After a Spinal Cord Injury?
Spinal Cord Injury
What is Tenodesis and How Can I Use it to My Benefit After a Spinal Cord Injury?
Tenodesis grasp and release is a biomechanical occurrence that allows for some opening and closing of the fingers by movement of the wrist.
Regaining Balance After a Stroke - Part 1
Stroke Recovery
Regaining Balance After a Stroke - Part 1
In today’s culture, it seems that we are always in search of the elusive life balance. But when a person survives a stroke, the word balance goes much further than simply finding an equilibrium between work and life.
neurodegenerative disease
Can I Exercise with ALS?
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gherig’s Disease, is a neurodegenerative disorder that is characterized by progressive muscle atrophy.
Why Are Repetitive Motions Important After a Stroke?
Stroke Recovery
Why Are Repetitive Motions Important After a Stroke?
Stroke survivors face a unique and difficult challenge: repairing and remodeling their bodies, minds, and lives. The process can often seem like mapping out a brand new course through totally uncharted waters.
What is Ataxia?
Ataxia
What is Ataxia?
Ataxia refers to the loss of control of voluntary movements of the body, including the limbs, face, or eyes. Ataxia is usually considered to be a symptom of an underlying diagnosis like stroke, cerebral palsy (CP), multiple sclerosis, or a brain tumor, rather than an independent occurrence.
What is Apraxia?
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What is Apraxia?
Throughout the course of a day, the human body is constantly coordinating movement. However, when brain areas controlling movement are damaged, a breakdown in motor planning can occur. This breakdown can also be referred to as Apraxia.
Outpatient Rehab: Outpatient or At-Home Therapy
Home Rehab
Outpatient Rehab: Outpatient or At-Home Therapy
About 2/3 of stroke survivors receive rehabilitation services. Depending on the level of medical care required, a patient can receive inpatient, outpatient, or home therapy.
Tips for Unlocking Neuroplasticity After Stroke Part 1
Neuroplasticity
Tips for Unlocking Neuroplasticity After Stroke Part 1
It is impossible to fully reverse stroke damage, current research has shown that the brain is capable of relearning lost skills even years after a stroke through a process called Neuroplasticity.
What is a Brain Aneurysm?
brain aneurysm
What is a Brain Aneurysm?
A brain aneurysm is when one has a bulge in a blood vessel located in the brain. A brain aneurysm can burst or leak and when that happens it can cause a hemorrhagic stroke.
The Importance of Setting Up a Post Stroke Routine
stroke recovery and rehabilitation
The Importance of Setting Up a Post Stroke Routine
Having a daily routine helps us create habits to meet our goals. After a stroke, organizing your day in a way that works for you will help you stay focused on your stroke rehab and recovery.
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
Stroke Management
Spasticity
Stroke Management
In the United States alone, more than 6.5 million people have experienced and lived through a stroke. More than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke every year, and our objective is to help those survivors and their families through providing resources, information, tools,