Tuesday, March 29th, 2022
Last modified on May 15th, 2023
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Strokes can be one of the leading causes of serious long-term disability. A stroke can lead to a reduction in mobility in more than half of stroke survivors from the age of 65 and older. Loss in hand function, strength, and dexterity can result from a stroke. These conditions and impairments are determined by the location and severity of the stroke. Today, there are many ways to regain hand function after a stroke or neurological injury.
Tuesday, October 6th, 2020
Last modified on September 6th, 2022
Walter was diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy 14 years ago. He explains how the SaeboGlove helped him regain his hand function and how he was able to pinch again. Hear Walter’s story below.
Tuesday, March 24th, 2020
Last modified on May 16th, 2023
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.
Monday, January 27th, 2020
Last modified on May 15th, 2020
My 86 year old Mom has been very healthy until she turned 80 when they had to bypass a subclavian aneurysm. She went into afib a few weeks later and had her first stroke. Three years later an area affected by the first stroke burst causing right-side paralysis. She’s past two years on her second stroke and mainly uses a wheelchair. We are using the SaeboStep for walking to help with dragging her foot. It’s a great product.
Thursday, May 16th, 2019
Last modified on September 29th, 2020
Sometimes in life, bad things happen to good people? Life is happily going along and things are relatively in a good place. One event can occur and your life as you know it is completely turned upside down. In June of 2016, I had this happen to me. I experienced a stroke, due to a carted artery dissection. I went from an actively engaged, full time working school nurse and mother of two daughters, to be in a rehabilitation hospital for a month trying to recover from left-sided hemiplegia… learning to walk, swallow, eat and move my left arm and hand. I had no indication.
Monday, February 18th, 2019
Last modified on September 29th, 2020
I was hesitant to try the SaeboGlove because, over the years, I have spent so much money on devices that I thought would be helpful for my situation but then have turned out to be just a waste of money.
Definitely not the case with the SaeboGlove.
Friday, July 13th, 2018
Last modified on October 12th, 2022
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A stroke can take a seemingly healthy and vibrant individual and change their life in an instant. Learning how to do basic daily tasks, such as self-feeding or getting dressed each day, can quickly feel like an overwhelming physical hurdle. Despite having full active movement in your affected hand, you may have decreased strength and dexterity in your hand due to your stroke. This may be making it difficult to grasp and release objects, making daily tasks seem like insurmountable obstacles. Luckily there are products that can aid in grasp and release activities such as the SaeboGlove. We will show you some helpful hand exercises for stroke recovery to help you reclaim your strength and dexterity that can be done on your own or with the help of a hand device such as the SaeboGlove.
Unfortunately, sometimes rehab does not bring back full control and use of your hands, making these daily tasks a tremendous challenge. While you begin your recovery it’s crucial that you incorporate hand exercises for stroke recovery into your daily life to bring back dexterity and use of your fingers.
Saturday, June 9th, 2018
Last modified on October 6th, 2022
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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.
Simbarashe Shahwe, the Team Lead Physiotherapist at Boston Physiotherapy Ltd. , believes in the importance of exercise in stroke recovery. After seeing numerous patients who have struggled with arm control after a stroke, Shahwe has begun encouraging patients to focus on basic arm exercises for stroke recovery in order to build strength and renew the muscle-to-mind connections often lost after a stroke.
Thursday, June 7th, 2018
Last modified on September 27th, 2022
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Stroke is among the top three causes of death in the United States, but nothing comes close to stroke as the leading cause of long-term disability. After patients survive a stroke, their risk of having another stroke increases, along with their likelihood of suffering a serious disability as a result. However, medical and technological advances such as rehabilitation gloves and hand splints, have made it easier to help patients cope and recover. Occupational therapy is an effective way to restore mobility and reduce future risks for stroke survivors.
Therapy for stroke survivors often involves “re-training” or reprogramming the brain after neurological damage. As we learn more about the relationship between the brain, muscles, and connective tissue, one stimulating innovation is emerging as a top tool for recovery. Today, many patients are relying on a stroke rehabilitation gloves & dynamic splints to reverse damage, restore mobility, and reduce pain after a stroke.
But how, exactly, does wearing these orthoses treat symptoms of stroke survivors? Truth is, there are many benefits for patients who incorporate a rehabilitation glove or a hand splint into their recovery process.
Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
Last modified on September 2nd, 2022
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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?