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    Managing post-stroke Ataxia
    Ataxia manifests as clumsiness or inaccuracy

    Ataxia

    Strategies

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    Managing Post-Stroke Apraxia
    Apraxia manifests as problems with motor planning and tool use

    Apraxia

    Strategies

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    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 treatments

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    Post-Stroke

    Recovery

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    Understanding the Brunnstrom Stages of Stroke Recovery
    There are six Brunnstrom stages that describe the process of movement recovery after stroke.

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    Recovery

    Spasticity

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    Will Electrical Stimulation Help Me Recover From Stoke?
    Here are the answers to your questions about electrical stimulation

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    Rehab

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    How to Exercise by Imagining Movements
    Recovery can be boosted by additionally imagining moving the affected limb. This therapy is called movement imagery.

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    Your Brain is Like a Muscle: Use it and Make it Strong
    Tackling challenging puzzles and games might improve your brain function.

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    Training

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    Big Surprise: The Brain Can Recover Many Years After a Stroke
    A story of patient who began to recover 23 years after a severe stroke and kept improving over another 14 years

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    Recovery

    Research

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    Why Doesn’t Your Brain Heal Like Your Skin?
    Brain has an ingenious strategy to deal with injury.

    Brain

    Recovery

    Plasticity

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    Recovery After a Stroke—5 Tips for Rehabilitation
    5 key points that therapists keep in mind when they are helping a patient recover after a stroke.

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    Training

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    How the Arms Help the Legs Get Better at Walking After Stroke
    Explain how and why training the arms can help someone get better at walking after a stroke.

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    Recovery

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    The 7 Steps to Stroke Recovery
    [pdf] The 7 Steps to Stroke Recovery

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    Stroke Recovery Exercises (Fingers and Arm)
    Stretch your fingers and your arms so you can get the most out of your workout.

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    Exercise

    Rehab

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    Exercises after a stroke (Arm and shoulder)
    6 exercises that will help with movement in a weakened arm and shoulder.

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    Exercise

    Rehab

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    Understanding the Benefits of Exercising for Stroke Recovery
    The most common side-effect of a stroke is muscle weakness and reduced control over an affected body part.

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    Rehab

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    Easy Leg Exercises for Stroke Patients (Guided by a Physical Therapist)
    These easy leg exercises for stroke patients are guided by Liliana, DPT. You can also download 13 pages of free rehab exercises here: https://flnt.rehab/2JGii

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    Rehab

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    Core Exercises for Stroke Patients to Improve Balance and Walking (Gait)
    A great way to improve balance after stroke is with core exercises. You can also download 13 pages of free rehab exercises here: https://flnt.rehab/2JGii7r

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    Balance

    Rehab

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    Arm Exercises for Stroke Patients (Best Tabletop Home Exercises)
    hese arm exercises for stroke patients are guided by Barbara, OTA. You can also download 13 pages of free rehab exercises here: https://flnt.rehab/2JGii7r

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    Rehab

    Exercise

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    Rehabilitation Techniques that Help Stroke Survivors Regain the Ability to Drive
    Safely returning to driving after stroke involves various physical and mental abilities. Read on to learn exercises that can help you prepare for the complex process of driving.

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    Rehab

    Exercise

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    Best Hand Exercises for Stroke Patients at Home
    These hand exercises for stroke patients are guided by Barbara, OTA. You can also download 13 pages of free rehab exercises here: https://flnt.rehab/2JGii7r

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    Exercise

    Rehab

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    Occupational Therapy restores arm function after stroke
    Patients who have had a stroke often experience reduced arm and hand function. Occupational Therapists use a range of hands-on therapeutic techniques to restore these vital functional abilities.

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    Exercises to Help Stroke Survivors Improve Balance at Home
    Play time doesn't stop when you leave your physical therapist. Work on regaining your sense of stability by doing these simple exercises to improve balance, strength, and flexibility.

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    Stroke Treatment
    In leading causes of U.S. death, stroke used to rank fourth. Now it's fifth.

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    CAST: Carolina Acute Stroke Training
    Carolina Acute Stroke Training (CAST) was developed by the UNC Department of Neurology stroke faculty and designed by the Educational Design and Innovation team at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. It was funded by the North Carolina Stroke Care Collaborative and a North Carolina AHEC Innovation grant. Click here to read a message from the course creator.

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    Patient-Focused Rehabilitation and Recovery Resources
    High-quality rehab will help ensure that patients are able to reach their full-potential recovery.

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    What to Expect from Outpatient Rehab
    Following a stroke, about two-thirds of survivors receive some type of rehabilitation. This is a time of both hope and anxiety for stroke families: hope that the survivor will make a good recovery; anxiety or fear about what happens next and what to expect.

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    Care at home (Self help)
    Quality of life is important for all of us. After having a stroke it may not be a priority to think about leisure time when there are so many other issues to cope with.

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    Top 3 Exercises for Weak Arm after Stroke (Simple Do-it-yourself)
    Famous Physical Therapist's Bob Schrupp and Brad Heineck along with guest Pat Beckman demonstrate the top 3 exercises for a weak arm after having a stroke. These are exercises that can be performed independently by the person who suffered from the stroke.

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    5 simple exercises for amazing home stroke rehab progress
    5 simple exercises for amazing home stroke rehab progress

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    Rehab After a Stroke: What to Expect
    After you have a stroke, your brain may need to relearn some old skills. Which ones will depend on your condition. Still, your gray matter has an amazing ability to repair and rewire itself.

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    Timeline of a Stroke
    It might start with the odd symptom. Maybe the side of your face goes numb. Or you can't lift your arm because it feels like lead. If you're having a stroke, what happens next -- and how fast -- makes all the difference in how you'll recover.

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    SCI

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    5 Best Treatments for Foot Drop Recovery After Stroke
    5 Best Treatments for Foot Drop Recovery After Stroke

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    training

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    9 Expert Hand Exercises for Stroke Patients with Pictures
    9 Expert Hand Exercises for Stroke Patients with Pictures

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    rehab

    training

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    6 Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Stroke
    For some patients, alternative stroke treatments are an important aspect of recovery and pain management. Here are six complementary and alternative therapies that have a scientific basis for relief after a stroke.

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    At-home Exercises for Stroke Survivors
    Exercise is a valuable yet underused component for post-stroke care. The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association suggests that survivors should be prescribed exercise because they experience physical deconditioning and often lead inactive lifestyles after stroke. That decreases their ability to perform daily living activities and increases their risk of another stroke.

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    Reclaim Your Strength With Arm Exercises
    A stroke can often rob a patient of arm movement, making it difficult to perform simple tasks like moving the arm forward or grasping and releasing objects. Performing basic exercises at home, combined with continued healthcare and innovative Saebo products, empowers stroke survivors to restore normal function to their arms and improve their daily lives.

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    How Stroke Patients Can Do Hand Rehabilitation Training by Playing Games at Home
    After testing the RAPAEL Smart Glove solution in hospitals around the world and validating its effectiveness, NEOFECT has offered their device for post-stroke rehabilitation at home.

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    Does Therapy Dose Really Matter For Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery?
    One of the most frequently asked questions that we hear in rehabilitation practice is “how often should I be doing my exercises”? When it comes to the dose or frequency of therapy for gait retraining, upper extremity function and motor relearning in general, how much is enough in terms of stroke rehabilitation and recovery?

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    Stroke Therapy and Exercise: Move Early and Often to Increase Function
    Nearly 75% of stroke survivors have difficulty with hand and arm movement after stroke and only about 20% experience some functional recovery in the first 6 months.

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    3 Reasons Why Rehabilitation Treatment and Training are Needed After Stroke
    Stroke is a disease that causes impairment in our bodies with blocked blood vessels (Ischemic Stroke) or bleeding (Hemorrhagic Stroke) in the brain. Yes, there are two types of stroke, hemorrhagic and ischemic.

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    Using Brain Plasticity to Supercharge Your Brain for Stroke Recovery
    Brain plasticity, also known as neuroplasticity, is a term used by neuroscientists that refers to the brain's ability to change and grow at any age.

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    Post Stroke Rehabilitation: What Does Telehealth Have to Do with It?
    A recent study about post-stroke rehabilitation completed by the University of California, Irvine, reported that individuals who had experienced a stroke, saw as much improvement in their mobility through telerehabilitation sessions, those provided with coaching through video calls over the computer and other specialized tracking tools, as those traveling to complete rehab in-person.

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    Why You Should Start In-Home Rehabilitation
    If you are involved in rehabilitation after an injury or illness, you likely know that starting rehab early and performing rehabilitation exercises often is the key to improving your recovery. In an ideal world, you would have the support of an occupational or physical therapist for the duration of your recovery process.

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    Toys for Kids with Cerebral Palsy | Smart Kids
    Cerebral Palsy is a neurological disorder occurring during brain development that is characterized by abnormalities in body movement and muscle coordination.

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    rehab

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    Stroke Rehabilitation Exercise through Gaming
    ComCog is a brain re-training software that focuses on attention and cognition.

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    rehab

    AI

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    Recovery Calendar: An Important Component of Stroke Recovery
    Calendars are essential for just about anyone who wants to stay on track toward their goals.

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    3 Common Reasons Why Your Home Rehab Isn_ Working and How To Fix It
    Often after a stroke or other neurological injury the recovery process can continue long after traditional rehab and therapy end.

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    AI

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    What are Good Exercises for Stroke Patient?
    Slowed motor function, poor physical strength, and cardiorespiratory function can occur due to physical paralysis and various complications of a stroke patient.

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    5 Stages of Your Stroke Rehab Progress
    Stroke recovery is going to be different for everyone based on their age, where the stroke occurred, what type of stroke they had as well as the stroke survivors health before the stroke.

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    Stroke Rehabilitation
    In the previous post, we briefly looked at different areas of the brain and its functions related to stroke. . After a stroke, depending on the area of the brain affected, there are different approaches you can consider in terms of stroke rehabilitation.

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    rehab

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    Stroke Exercises for Each Stage of Stroke Recovery
    We understand that recovering after a stroke can be a confusing journey. Often, it is helpful for people that have suffered a stroke and their caregivers to have an idea about what to expect.

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    What is Left Neglect and How Can I Treat it?
    Many stroke survivors experience left sided neglect. Some may experience it more extreme than others. Left sided neglect is defined as impaired awareness of stimuli on one side of the body, despite not having any sensory loss to that side of the body.

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    How to Quickly Recover After Stroke
    Stroke recovery is different for every person. After someone survives a stroke their recovery starts day one and can continue for several years.

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