Stroke PreventionHow Can I Prevent Having Another Stoke?
More than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke every year. About 185,00 of these strokes happen to people who have had a previous stroke.
Signs of Stroke for MenWhat are the Early Warning Signs of Stroke in Men?
Both men and women can suffer from a stroke. However, men exhibit different warning signs than woman do.
stroke recovery storiesStroke Recovery Story - Stroke Survivor Annie
Home exercise programs are crucial for stroke recovery but can be discouraging when not seeing immediate results. Annie was in her late 20’s when she suffered a stroke and faced an uphill battle to regain usage of her right arm.
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.
muscle atrophyWhat is Muscle Atrophy and How Can I prevent it?
Muscle atrophy is when the muscle wastes away and is often experienced by patients with stroke. When we don’t use our muscles regularly it causes them to thin out due to lack of active stimulation and exercise.
cognitive trainingNeofect’s Smart Pegboard is New Approach in Rehabilitation for Stroke Victims at Home
The NEOFECT Smart Pegboard offers a new approach to rehabilitation for stroke victims at home – games.
Hemiplegia vs. Hemiparesis
Hemiplegia and hemiparesis could seem very similar because they sometimes have the same underlying symptoms. However, they have different meanings.
stroke recovery storiesStroke Recovery Stories - Stroke Survivor Marcy
After having a stroke, Marcy began looking for at-home stroke rehabilitation solutions. This is Marcy's stroke recovery story after her 1 month of acute rehab in the hospital.
Hemiparesis in childrenHemiparesis in Children: Pitfalls and Rehabilitation Solutions from an Occupational Therapist
If you and your kiddo are starting out in your therapy journey, problems and plateaus will occur. Here are 3 common missteps.
stroke victim supportEmotional and Behavioral Challenges After a Stroke
Many people wonder if emotional and behavioral changes are permanent. The answer is usually no.
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.
mirror therapy strokeStroke Exercises: Using Mirror Therapy and Mirror Neurons
Mirror therapy is an easy and low-tech therapy technique. It’s essentially a therapy that tricks your brain into thinking that the weakened hand or arm is moving.
NeuroplasticityCan E-Stim Help Jumpstart Your Outpatient Stroke Rehabilitation?
Gentle electrical stimulation(Estim) has been used for years in therapy clinics to help retrain the connections between the brain and the body.
stroke recovery time10 Tips From an Occupational Therapist on How to Stay Committed to Stroke Recovery at Home
Here are 10 tips that help you stay committed to stroke recovery program at home for successful healing after a stroke.
robot hand gloveNeoMano Robot Hand Can Help with Independence in Spinal Cord Injury Recovery
NeoMano is a robotic glove that helps with grasp in order to give people back their hand function and independence.