How Technology Is Changing Stroke Rehabilitation

Henry Hoffman
Wednesday, August 31st, 2016
Last modified on April 27th, 2021


How Technology Is Changing Stroke Rehabilitation-blog

While everyday objects like clothespins and cups still play crucial roles in most patients’ journeys toward recovery, new technology is constantly changing the rehabilitation game. From video chats with doctors to robotic gloves and interactive video games, stroke recovery and rehabilitation tools have come a long way in the past decade. This new stroke recovery technology is helping link neuroplasticity and learning. A key part in recovery from a stroke.

This new stroke technology gives patients more repetitions, practice time and intensity compared to previous movement trainings. Not to mention this new technology is also more interactive, attention grabbing and really helps motivate the patient. These new technologies are really helping harness the brain’s ability to repair itself in ways that haven’t been seen before.

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“They both feel that the SaeboStim Micro is making a difference”

Friday, August 5th, 2016
Last modified on December 29th, 2019


Marie-Claude Touchette

I have been using the SaeboStim Micro with a patient who is six months post CVA.

This patient suffered a stroke while in Florida while he was away from his family. He was sent to a nursing home for 100 days where he did not receive any – or very little – therapy for his arm. The therapy that he did receive focused on functional mobility and ADLs.

When I first met him, he could not tolerate even very gentle PROM to his arm. He has significant tone and short tissue shortening; he had significant pain throughout his affected UE. He is extremely hard working and determined to get as good as he possibly can. I knew it was time to start working with a Saebo solution.

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