Benefits of Cortical Priming for Stroke Rehabilitation

Henry Hoffman
Tuesday, February 14th, 2017


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After someone suffers a stroke, there are several conditions that need attention. One of these is impaired motor function, or the loss of movement or use of a particular body part.

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Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy After Stroke

Henry Hoffman
Monday, February 13th, 2017


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When a stroke causes a person to lose the use of one of their limbs, they can easily get frustrated, stop trying to use it at all, and start relying solely on the unaffected limb. This is called learned non-use; it means that the stroke survivor has learned to stop using an affected limb because of its lack of response.

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Preventing a Second Stroke: 8 Habits You Need to Rebuild

Henry Hoffman
Friday, February 10th, 2017


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Strokes can come with little to no warning, but quite frequently, they reveal issues that had been building up for some time. And when those problems clearly present themselves, patients and caregivers can move ahead armed with the latest research and medical advice for preventing a relapse.

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How Fun Activities Help Stroke Rehabilitation

Henry Hoffman
Friday, February 10th, 2017


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There are a number of ties between physical activity and reduced risk for stroke. Studies have shown that individuals who remain physically active as they get older are between 25 and 30 percent less likely to experience a stroke. Physical activity also plays a huge role in the lives of individuals who do end up experiencing one as it helps in the recovery process.

Exercise after a stroke is a vital factor in regaining function, so finding and participating in exercises that are fun, rather than tedious or boring, can make a big difference during rehab and recovery. It can be difficult to find the motivation to rehab after a stroke, but fun activities help stroke patients stick with their recommended regimens.

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Stroke Rehab Exercises: Passive Vs. Active

Henry Hoffman
Sunday, January 15th, 2017


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After a stroke is over, its survivor is not in the clear. A stroke leads to neurological damage that affects the motor system, making limbs weak and limiting movements. It can also affect sensory input to the brain, which can impair speech, vision, touch, and more.

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Recovering From a Massive Stroke

Henry Hoffman
Saturday, January 14th, 2017


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Since strokes are the fifth leading cause of death in the U.S., everybody should be able to recognize them. A stroke happens when blood flow to part of the brain is cut off and oxygen can’t reach it. When this happens, there are devastating consequences to brain cells that control certain parts of the body.

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What Does A Stroke Feel Like?

Henry Hoffman
Thursday, January 12th, 2017


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Like heart attacks, strokes are sudden and can be fatal. They are “brain attacks” because they happen when a blood clot blocks an artery to the brain, stopping oxygen flow and killing brain cells. And as with a heart attack, knowing how to recognize the early signs of a stroke will help you get the medical treatment you need, shorten your recovery time, and reduce the risk of severe, long-lasting consequences.

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How a Stroke is Treated

Henry Hoffman
Wednesday, January 11th, 2017


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The road to recovery after a stroke is different for everybody. Treating a stroke varies depending on the type of stroke suffered—whether ischemic (caused by a blood clot) or hemorrhagic (caused by a brain bleed). Every patient is different, and strokes do not affect each person in the same way.

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What Causes a Stroke? Understanding the Symptoms and Risk Factors

Henry Hoffman
Monday, January 9th, 2017


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The idea of a stroke can be frightening because it comes without warning and can cause a number of life-altering disabilities. Unfortunately, nearly 800,000 people will experience a new or recurrent stroke every year, and stroke is a leading cause of disability in the United States.

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How To Prevent A Stroke

Henry Hoffman
Friday, December 30th, 2016


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Strokes are unpredictable events and occur when blood flow to the brain is stopped for a time. When brain cells are deprived of oxygen, they start to die, and the abilities controlled by the damaged part of the brain are lost.

Though you don’t know when a stroke will happen, 80 percent of them are actually preventable. While there are several genetic factors you cannot control that may predispose you to having a stroke, if you make healthy lifestyle choices, it is possible to reduce your risk significantly.

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