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Balance Exercises For Stroke Patients

Balance exercises for stroke patients are critical for improving walking confidence and returning to normal life What is Balance? Balance is the ability to maintain the center of mass (the body) within the base of support (the feet). Balance is also the ability of the ankles and hips to perform quick, automatic reactions when the […]

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19 Helpful Gifts for Stroke Patients that Improve Recovery

Below you’ll find a roundup of the best gifts for stroke patients — from stocking stuffers to meaningful, premium gadgets. Whether you’re shopping for someone’s birthday or getting a (really) early start on Christmas shopping, these stroke recovery gifts are guaranteed to please. We’ll start with small gifts that show appreciation without breaking the bank. […]

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Home Exercise Program for Stroke Recovery: How Patients Can Stay Motivated During Rehabilitation

After discharge from the hospital after a stroke, many survivors participate in outpatient therapy about once per week. However, this may not be enough to produce fast results. Fortunately, incorporating a home exercise program for stroke recovery can help keep the brain stimulated and encourage recovery to continue. This article will discuss the benefits of […]

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Gloves for Stroke Patients: How to Choose the Best Fit for You

If your hand has been affected by a stroke, there are many gloves for stroke patients available to help. But how do you know what to look for, and which one is best for you? Your occupational therapist is an excellent resource for finding the right stroke recovery glove for your needs. Some gloves help […]

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Arm Exercises for Stroke Patients: Helpful Movements for All Ability Levels

Depending on the type of stroke you experienced, it may have affected your arm strength and mobility. If this sounds like something you’d like to work on, give these 15 hand and arm exercises for stroke patients a try! Just like how different types of strokes can affect different parts of your body, the severity […]

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Harvard Medical School Researchers find that TBI Increases Risk of Cardiovascular, Endocrine, Neurological and Psychiatric Disorders in all Patients

A recent study published in JAMA Network Open finds that patients with a history of traumatic brain injury (TBI), including mild TBI (mTBI), are at significantly greater risk of developing chronic cardiovascular, endocrine, neurological and psychiatric disorders. This proved to be true in all age groups, including younger adults (18-40). This study is important because, […]

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