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How to Recover Hand Function After Brain Injury: Causes, Types, & Treatment

Understanding how to recover hand function after brain injury is essential to promote recovery. Often, the hands are the slowest part of the body to recover because they are furthest from the midline of the body. Slow progress is still progress, and there are many ways to boost your recovery such as rehab exercise.  This […]

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Complete Spinal Cord Injury: Causes, Recovery Outlook, and Treatment

About 32% of all spinal cord injuries result in a complete spinal cord injury, according to the National Spinal Cord Injury Statistical Center. A complete spinal cord injury occurs when the spinal cord is completely severed. This results in the loss of all sensation and motor control below your level of injury. Fortunately, there is hope for […]

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Damage to Broca’s Area: Causes, Symptoms, & Rehabilitation Process

Damage to Broca’s area, a small region located in the frontal lobe, can lead to a speech disorder known as Broca’s aphasia or expressive aphasia. Individuals with Broca’s aphasia have difficulty forming words and producing speech but do not struggle with comprehension. The severity of aphasia depends on the severity of the injury to the […]

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Lacunar Stroke: Understanding the Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

A lacunar stroke occurs within the deep parts of the brain, such as the thalamus, basal ganglia, or pons. It is a type of ischemic stroke, which occurs when an artery that supplies blood within the brain becomes blocked by a blood clot. While there are many possible causes, most survivors of lacunar stroke had […]

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Concussion Symptoms in Children May Have Multiple Underlying Causes

Researchers report different types of brain injuries caused by concussions in children may lead to similar symptoms.

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Spinal Stroke: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

When blood flow to the spinal cord is cut off or disrupted, it can result in a spinal stroke. While this condition is rare and only accounts for just over 1% of all strokes, it’s important to understand the signs and risk factors. Furthermore, it’s important to understand how the rehabilitation process works so that […]

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