How to Treat Foot Drop with Electrical Stimulation

Henry Hoffman
Thursday, August 20th, 2020


foot drop treatment with estim

What is Foot Drop?

Foot drop, also known as dropped foot or drop foot, is the inability to raise the front part of the foot up toward the shin. This happens due to weakness or paralysis of the muscles that lift the foot (National Institute of Neurological Disorders).

Patients who suffer from foot drop often scuff their toes along the ground; they may also bend their knees to lift their foot higher than usual or swing their leg out to the side to avoid hitting their toes on the ground.

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Combining the SaeboStretch and SaeboStim Micro to Improve Hand Function After Stroke

Henry Hoffman
Tuesday, April 14th, 2020


Are you interested in combining other evidence-based products with your SaeboStretch?  If you have already purchased the SaeboStretch, or are thinking about purchasing it, this video will help explain why many of our Saebo Family members are boosting their hand recovery by combining the SaeboStretch and SaeboStim Micro.

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SaeboStim Micro Commonly Asked Questions [VIDEO]

Henry Hoffman
Thursday, April 2nd, 2020


SaeboStim Micro

Questions about the SaeboStim Micro?

Check out the video below to learn more about this popular sensory electrical stimulation device. In this video, Saebo’s Director of Clinical Services, Dr. Scott Thompson addresses some of the most frequently asked questions from our clients, including:

Why is my hand not moving when I put on the device?

When can I expect results?

Why can’t I feel the SaeboStim Micro at its highest setting?

Can I combine the SaeboStim Micro and the SaeboStretch?

 

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SaeboGlove Commonly Asked Questions

Henry Hoffman
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020


SaeboGlove

Learn more about the SaeboGlove, the glove made for stroke survivors. This cutting-edge glove can be an essential part of rehab and recovery.
This video covers some of the most commonly asked questions we receive about the SaeboGlove.

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Our Response to COVID-19: How can Saebo Support You?

Henry Hoffman
Thursday, March 19th, 2020


An Important Message from Saebo

We at Saebo would like to update you on how we are responding to COVID-19, also known as coronavirus. As we search for new and helpful ways to support our community during these challenging and unprecedented times, we are asking every employee, patient, and healthcare professional one simple question: how can we support you?

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They were SAEBO!

Monday, March 2nd, 2020


I was diagnosed with Toxic Acute Progressive Leukoencephalopathy before I reached stage four I started to suffer from Locked-In Syndrome. After I endured six months of hospice and slowly began to come back to life. I overheard some occupational therapists talking about some sort of dynamic splint.

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How to Replace the Lace on your SaeboStep (Gen 1) Brace: Step-by-Step Instructions

Henry Hoffman
Monday, October 7th, 2019


Looking to replace the adjustable lace on your SaeboStep? These instructions are for our SaeboStep (Gen 1) model. Watch the video below for step-by-step instructions!

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Watch artist George Kosinski use the SaeboMAS!

Tuesday, June 11th, 2019


Artist George Kosinski receives support from the SaeboMAS. The SaeboMAS provides George relief to continue his work as an artist after suffering from a stroke and subsequent rotator cuff tears.

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The SaeboFlex helps me strengthen my fingers, improve my grasp and release, and actually helps me reach up taller!

Thursday, September 27th, 2018


An effective and engaging home therapy program is CRITICAL for a successful recovery. Check out Neal’s creative home exercise using the SaeboFlex!

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How to Improve Hand Function in a Flaccid Hand in 5 Easy Steps

Henry Hoffman
Wednesday, May 9th, 2018


Very often, limbs of the upper and lower body are affected following a stroke or neurological incident. For example, little or no hand function could be a symptom of the incident. Without the proper attention and therapeutic intervention, the body slowly loses muscle strength, and function is lost.  Many people are left with minimal hand function, and some with limp hands (flaccid). So what is there to do?

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