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What Does A Stroke Feel Like?

Saebo
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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What to Eat When Recovering From a Stroke

Saebo
Friday, December 16th, 2016


What to Eat When Recovering from a Stroke, Stroke Victim Diet, Mild Stroke Recovery Diet, Foods for Stroke Recovery

It’s no secret that Americans struggle with proper nutrition and healthy living on a daily basis. According to the the World Health Organization, it is estimated that over 80 percent of diagnoses of heart disease, stroke, and type II diabetes, along with nearly 40 percent of cancer diagnoses, could be prevented by people improving their eating and exercise habits and reducing their dependence on tobacco products.

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Tried and True Solutions For Stroke Pain Management

Saebo
Thursday, August 18th, 2016


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After stroke, loss of mobility isn’t the only long-term problem that prevents survivors from resuming normal activities. Post-stroke pain affects more than half of all stroke survivors. In some cases, this pain is chronic, leaving survivors with constant discomfort and hypersensitivity. Let’s walk through the common types of pain that stroke survivors experience, and introduce the tools and therapeutic techniques that were designed to reduce it and restore mobility.

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A Simplified Guide To Rehabilitation Nursing For Strokes

Saebo
Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016


A Simplified Guide To Rehabilitation Nursing For Strokes

A Simplified Guide To Rehabilitation Nursing For Strokes

Rehabilitation is a crucial part of stroke recovery, and rehabilitation nursing can be one of the best services to enlist in recovering from a stroke. This resource guide will cover everything you need to know about rehabilitation nursing for stroke recovery. From its main purpose and benefits, to the questions you need to ask before selecting a rehabilitation center, we’ve got you covered.

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Reclaim Your Independence After Stroke With These Kitchen Aids

Saebo
Thursday, July 14th, 2016


Reclaim Your Independence After Stroke With These Kitchen Aids-blog

 

Every stroke survivor has unique symptoms, but complete or partial loss of motor function is a very common side effect of stroke-related brain damage. Because certain nerves and neurological connections may have been damaged during stroke, many patients lose strength or control of the body parts they depend on for everyday tasks.

Many of these tasks revolve around food. From feeding oneself to preparing food for others, and many stroke survivors struggle to navigate the kitchen without full control of both arms or hands. Fortunately, many adaptive utensils and kitchen aids are designed to accommodate patients’ needs during stroke recovery. At Saebo, we’ve researched some of the top adaptive kitchen aids for stroke recovery. Here are just a few of our favorites.

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Stroke Caregiver Tips from Occupational Therapists

Saebo
Tuesday, May 10th, 2016


Stroke Caregiver Tips from Occupational Therapists

Caregivers are the unsung heroes of stroke recovery. After a stroke, family and relationship dynamics can change dramatically. Trying to care for someone that isn’t able to do or say things like they used to can take awhile to get used to and the recovery process can sometimes be slow.  Sometimes you can even care so much for your loved one, you forget to care about yourself.

Having support and advice from people that have been there can really help new or even seasoned caregivers. We interviewed some of the best occupational therapists on the internet for their top tips to help give advice for caregivers and how occupational therapist can help in the recovery process too. Here are the best caregiver tips they recommended. 

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How “Good” Stroke Survivors Help All Stroke Survivors

Saebo
Thursday, March 31st, 2016


 

How Good Stroke Survivors Help All Stroke Survivors

How “Good” Stroke Survivors Help All Stroke Survivors By Peter G Levine

When physical and occupational therapists read stroke-specific clinical research, they are often skeptical. One of the main reasons for therapists being dubious of research is that research often reveals something contrary to his or her clinical observations.

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