Latest Stroke recovery Stories

2013-11-30 23:01:44

North American Seminars, a national provider of continuing medical education courses for PT, PT, PTA and OTA, will present Spasticity, Abnormal Tone and Recovery Strategies in Dallas, Texas on January 18-19, 2014. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) November 30, 2013 This two-day advanced physical therapy continuing education course on Spasticity, Abnormal Tone and Recovery Strategies is designed to provide progressive concepts to the medical professional involved in the rehabilitation management of the...

2013-11-27 13:14:40

Treatments based on behavioral or non-invasive physiological stimulation show greatest potential Because the concept of permanent neurological injury has given way to recognition of the brain’s potential for long-term regeneration ad reorganization, rehabilitations strategies are undergoing radical changes.  The potential for five new translational interventions was examined in an article published ahead of print on November 13 by Neurology Clinical Practice: Barrett AM, Oh-Park M, Chen...

Stroke Risk Can Be Reduced If You Just Break A Sweat
2013-07-19 08:54:43

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Millions of Americans who may be at risk of having a stroke should be happy to know just a little exercise can reduce that risk by as much as 20 percent when that exercise includes breaking a sweat. A number of risk factors for stroke have been previously identified, including smoking, high blood pressure, diabetes and not being physically active. Researchers, publishing new research in the American Heart Association (AHA) journal...

2013-07-09 23:28:58

One Man’s Inspiring Story of Life after Stroke Told in New Book. Stroke survivor Paul Sybert pens enlightening new book about personal journey. Monterey, CA (PRWEB) July 09, 2013 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...

2013-05-19 23:01:01

May is stroke awareness month; read this inspiring and helpful book from fellow stroke survivor Jeff Kagan. This stroke of insight was written to help survivors understand and with recovery. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) May 19, 2013 Jeff Kagan is a stroke survivor. He had a stroke nearly nine years ago and went through the long and difficult stroke recovery process. Today he is back to work and rebuilding his life with his family. Life After Stroke is a book Kagan wrote to help other stroke...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'