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2011-04-20 00:00:28

Kinetic Muscles, Inc., an innovator of stroke rehabilitation products and in-home teletherapy systems was recently featured in an article published by OPEN MINDS Weekly News Wire. Tempe, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) April 18, 2011 Kinetic Muscles, Inc., an innovator of stroke rehabilitation products and in-home teletherapy systems was recently featured in an article published by OPEN MINDS Weekly News Wire.

2011-04-14 07:10:00

ATLANTA, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Kagan had a stroke in 2004. He is a stroke survivor. He has been through the long recovery process and he wants to help you understand what to expect.

2011-04-07 19:00:37

A University of Iowa study finds that patients treated with a short course of antidepressants after a stroke have significantly greater improvement in physical recovery than patients treated with a placebo.

2011-04-07 18:54:40

Virtual reality and other video games can significantly improve motor function in stroke patients.

2011-03-30 00:00:28

In the last decade, a paradigm shift in the field of stroke rehabilitation and treatment has occurred, and one of the major forces behind this shift is Richard Macko, MD, director of the Maryland Exercise & Robotics Center of Excellence at the Veterans Affairs (VA) Maryland Health Care System and a professor of neurology, medicine, physical therapy & rehabilitation science at the University Maryland School of Medicine. Baltimore, MD (Vocus/PRWEB) March 28, 2011 In the last decade, a...

2011-03-25 11:17:25

Stroke patients who received electrical brain stimulation coupled with swallowing exercises showed greater improvement in swallowing ability than patients who did not receive this stimulation.

2011-03-11 06:35:00

ATLANTA, March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeff Kagan just wrote his new book "Life After Stroke, On The Road To Recovery." It is written for stroke survivors, their caretakers, family and friends. Kagan had a stroke in 2004.

2011-02-25 13:06:57

The quality of stroke care in the UK is improving, but significant inequalities still exist, warns a new study published on bmj.com today.

2011-02-14 14:36:36

In the largest stroke rehabilitation study ever conducted in the United States, stroke patients who had physical therapy at home improved their ability to walk just as well as those who were treated in a training program using a body-weight supported treadmill device, followed by walking practice.

2011-02-11 22:00:17

Home-based physical therapy to improve the strength and balance of stroke survivors works about as well to get them walking again as treadmill training done in a physical therapy lab.


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  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.