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Henry Hoffman Q&A Video Series: Is My Patient Appropriate for the SaeboFlex or SaeboGlove?

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Tuesday, December 12th, 2017


SaeboFlex vs. SaeboGlove: Which is right for you?

In his latest Q&A Video, Saebo Co-Founder Henry Hoffman addresses the differences between two hand rehabilitation devices.

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35 Fun Rehab Activities for Stroke Patients

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Thursday, July 20th, 2017


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After suffering a stroke, many survivors find themselves with some loss of physical function. While much of this is due to brain damage from the stroke itself, there are additional preventable problems like physical deconditioning and fatigue that can lead to a survivor losing function. How can this be prevented? Physical activity.

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Treating Hemiplegia and Hemiparesis After Stroke

Saebo
Thursday, February 23rd, 2017


Treating Hemiplegia and Hemiparesis After Stroke-blog

 

After a stroke, it’s common to experience weakness or paralysis on one side of the body, depending on which side of the brain your stroke occurred. Right-sided weakness or paralysis is caused by an injury to the left side of the brain, where the areas that handle language and memory are. Left-sided weakness or paralysis is caused by an injury to the right side of the brain, which contains the areas that control facial recognition and nonverbal behavior.

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Saebo’s Favorite Inspirational Quotes for Stroke Survivors

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Tuesday, February 21st, 2017


Saebo’s Favorite Inspirational Quotes for Stroke Survivors-blog

Recovering after a stroke can seem like a path that is both endless and full of obstacles. The key to resilience lies in staying optimistic and dedicating your efforts to getting better. Finding this motivation requires you to dig deep, and that’s the hardest of all.

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What to Expect when Recovering from a Stroke

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Thursday, February 16th, 2017


What to Expect when Recovering from a Stroke-blog

 

After experiencing a stroke, survivors can begin to recover through rehabilitation. However, recovery from stroke is a process that survivors need to continue throughout their lives. Formal stroke rehabilitation is important for survivors to regain their independence and control of body movements and functions.

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Preventing a Second Stroke: 8 Habits You Need to Rebuild

Saebo
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

Saebo
Friday, February 10th, 2017


How Fun Activities Help Stroke Rehabilitation-blog

 

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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What Causes a Stroke? Understanding the Symptoms and Risk Factors

Saebo
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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Important Facts About Stage 2 of Stroke Recovery

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Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017


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As stroke survivors recover, most gradually regain strength and movement in the muscles and may eventually enjoy full restoration of function. They may regain reflexes first, then voluntary movements, and may even enjoy full restoration of function eventually. Since the 1970’s, the Brunnstrom Approach has helped us divide this post-stroke progress into a series of seven distinct stages. These stages of stroke recovery, which are marked by synergies of different limbs, begin with flaccid muscles and no movement (voluntary or otherwise). However, stage 2 marks an important milestone: the return of movement.

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Dynamic Splints and Contracture: What Occupational Therapists Need to Know

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Thursday, December 8th, 2016


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Suffering a stroke is debilitating and scary, and survivors are often affected much longer than the stroke itself actually lasts. Many patients experience spasticity and contracture during their stroke recovery period. These ailments affect the muscles of the distressed wrist and hand within days of stroke recovery, which can lead to a painful and permanently clenched hand.

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