Latest Stroke recovery Stories

2014-07-15 08:27:45

Hospital once again sets record with 24 years in a row as No. 1 CHICAGO, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. News & World Report -- the independent news organization that rates academic institutions, hospitals and other services vital to consumer health and well-being -- announced today that the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is once again the country's best hospital for physical medicine and rehabilitation. This is the 24(th) consecutive year RIC has earned this prestigious...

2014-06-24 23:00:21

Author and stroke survivor Gordon Davies uses his years of experience to write an empathic and informative book for fellow stroke survivors and their families. (PRWEB) June 25, 2014 The deadly affliction called a stroke or a cerebrovascular accident is often described as a silent killer and it can strike without any warning or preliminary symptoms. To suffer a stroke is a grave matter; not only does it change one’s lifestyle and abilities, it also affects one’s family. In “What’s...

2014-05-22 08:30:46

Combination Therapy Trial Allows 80 Percent of Stroke Patients to Regain Arm and Hand Use CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctors at the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) revealed the results of a study wherein 80 percent of stroke survivor participants regained arm and hand use - 30 percent more than possible with standard therapies. The breakthrough study combines for the first time a new, non-invasive brain stimulation technique with traditional occupational therapy...

2014-05-14 08:32:12

Small Business Innovation Research award helps fund final phase of clinical research for medical device that uses electrical stimulation to relieve shoulder pain in stroke patients. CLEVELAND, May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- SPR Therapeutics, a medical device company, has received a $2.9 million Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grant from the National Institutes of Health to support collection of the clinical data required to commercialize its SMARTPATCH® peripheral...

2014-04-28 04:21:06

SINGAPORE, April 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Moleac, a revenue-generating Biopharma company focused on stroke recovery, announced today the appointment of Mr Elmar Schnee as non-executive Chairman of the company. Elmar Schnee succeeds to Prof Marc Vasseur, co-founder of Moleac and first Chairman (2004-2013). Mr. Schnee was from 2011 - 2013 CEO of Cardiorentis in Zug, Switzerland. Prior to this, Mr. Schnee was General Partner and member of the Executive Board of Merck KGaA, responsible...

2014-04-18 23:01:13

May is National Stroke Awareness Month. This book is about stroke and recovery and is an inspiring journey which has already helped countless others deal with their stroke recovery. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) April 18, 2014 Did you have a stroke? Or did your family or friend have a stroke? Then you understand how the world suddenly changes for stroke survivors and their family and friends. Stroke happens quickly. Once it happens, it lasts. It changes the stroke survivor's life. It also...

2014-02-24 08:29:42

Data Published in Stroke Demonstrate Robotic Measurements of Motor Performance Can Be Used to Reduce Time and Cost of Phase III Drug Trials By 70 Percent WATERTOWN, Mass., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Interactive Motion Technologies (IMT), global leader in Redefining Recovery(TM) using robotic tools for neurorehabilitation, has announced publication of results from a ground-breaking study identifying biomarkers of motor recovery in Stroke, Journal of the American Heart Association....

2014-01-28 08:27:20

Author Paul Sybert helps survivors learn how to heal with own experiences and therapeutic topics MONTEREY, Calif., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It came without warning. While relaxing at home one day, Paul Sybert suffered a "stroke" that left his arm and leg numb and severely impaired his ability to walk. The ischemic stroke, caused by a clot in his brain that cut off the blood flow to his brain cells, led to an emergency room visit, a lengthy hospital stay, and months of arduous...

Motor Skills Improved After Stroke Using Novel Rehabilitation Device
2013-12-02 09:17:05

Radiological Society of North America Using a novel stroke rehabilitation device that converts an individual's thoughts to electrical impulses to move upper extremities, stroke patients reported improvements in their motor function and ability to perform activities of daily living. Results of the study were presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). "Each year, nearly 800,000 people suffer a new or recurrent stroke in the United States,...

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