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Childhood Strokes

What you need to know…

Nobody wants to talk about childhood strokes. Just the very thought of it conjures up […]

Wound Care for Stroke Victims

The characteristics of our skin changes with age—the natural skin protectors that were once present in our younger years, […]

Pet Therapy and Stroke Victims

Benefits of a Therapy Dog Post Stroke
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Adjusting to Home Life Post Stroke

Strokes affect nearly 800,000 people each year in the United States, with the majority occurring in people over the age […]

The Truths and Myths of Strokes

Like most things in life…there is a surplus of information available to us via Internet, newspaper, magazines, TV and […]

The Keys of Occupational Therapy

April is National Occupational Therapy Month. This is a time to promote and celebrate the hard work and dedication […]

No Room for Error: Prevent a Recurrent Stroke

Providing care for stroke patients can not only be a challenging task, but one wrought with fear as well. […]

World Stroke Day: Staying positive after stroke

World Stroke Day is October 29, a time to prepare for raising awareness among family and friends to the […]

Using bedside commodes after stroke

Strokes can cause paralysis to varying degrees in one or both sides of the individual, and this makes getting […]

Preventing wrist contractures prevents weakness

If stroke causes weakness or paralysis in your wrist and hands (also known as hemiplegia), one step in maintaining […]



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