stroke recovery

USC Professor Earns $11 Million Grant to Study Stroke Recovery

...  professor earns million grant to study stroke recovery Survival from stroke has improved thanks to better technology and treatment. But researchers at the University of South Carolina want to reverse the long-term effects the disease has on some patients who have trouble communicating with others. Read more on ColaDaily.com Big money in nursing home therapy, but is all the treatment necessary? In November 2013, Mission Viejo-based Ensign Group agreed to pay $ 48 million to settle a case involving allegedly false rehab claims at Sea Cliff Healthcare Center in Huntington Beach and five nursing homes in other Southern California cities. Read more on OCRegister Tags: university of south carolina, nursing home, stroke recovery ...

Stimulating Spring Week on University of Auckland Campus

...  Week on University of Auckland campus Poor child heath: a way forward, recovery after stroke, osteoporosis, contemporary New Zealand artists in Berlin, and exercise as the medicine for sustainable health are among some of the topics being aired at the Centre for Continuing Education's … Read more on Scoop.co.nz (press release) BRHC Foundation, an opportunity to impact lives Gene and Frances Loveall made donations to start the Gene Loveall Cancer Services Fund and Frances Loveall Stroke Recovery Fund. They also have made an planned gift to the Foundation from their estate. The cancer fund provides gas cards to cancer … Read more on Sedalia Democrat Read ...

Faster Stroke Recovery When Family Helps Out

...  Stroke Recovery When Family Helps Out March 10, 2011 — Stroke patients seem to recover lost or impaired physical abilities more quickly if family members pitch in to help them with exercise therapy, new research indicates. A study shows that when family members help their loved ones in … Read more on WebMD   STROKE REHABILITATION EXERCISES FOR UPPER LIMB INDIA – Simple active walking or using your hand for people living with neurological conditions, these everyday ...

10 Tips for Your Best Stroke Recovery

...  Tips for Your Best Stroke Recovery Rehabilitation is a crucial component of care following a stroke. At top stroke centers some form of rehabilitation begins virtually immediately after a patient is admitted to the hospital — to get them on the right path to the best possible outcomes … Read more on Everyday Health FDA Advisers Tackle Epidural Steroid Shots Regulators, stakeholders, and pain management experts will gather at the FDA's White Oak conference center in Silver Spring, Md., to discuss the ...

Opera Singer Eric Jordan Sings His Way Through Stroke Recovery Process

...  singer Eric Jordan sings his way through stroke recovery process Five days after my stroke I began physical, speech and occupational therapy. My speech pathologist taught me to speak loudly and slowly, and to use short sentences. My coach from the Met helped me regain my full ability to sing. My wife, Christina, is … Read more on Los Angeles Times Bellevue teen's remarkable path to overcome a stroke Amber's stroke happened in July, while the then 13-year-old was playing softball. The Hebert family said doctors diagnosed it as a dissection of the carotid artery. She spent three weeks at the Children's Hospital and Medical Center. She then spent … Read more on KETV Omaha Tags: occupational therapy, los angeles times, stroke recovery, edical c, los angeles ...

Stroke Survivor Donna's Aisle Vow

Stroke survivor Donna's aisle vow While she still has a long way to go on her road to recovery, Donna, from Peterlee, aims to walk unaided down the aisle at her wedding to fiancé Nicky King in the Lake District next July. Now Donna and Nicky have been awarded Highly Commended Life … Read more on Hartlepool Mail What's the future of healthcare? It's collaboration Time matters when caring for a stroke victim. It requires a quick response and clear … Using a live video feed on their tablets, neurologists are able to interact with their patients, asking them the necessary questions and performing test exercises … Read more on Healthcare IT News (blog) Read more... ...

I’m 25, Healthy, Within My Healthy Weight Range for My Height but I Have High Blood Pressure?

Question by : I’m 25, healthy, within my healthy weight range for my height but I have high blood pressure? Hey all, Question from a confused “high blood pressure patient” I’m 25, healthy, 175cm tall and weigh about 72kgs (which is inside my healthy weight range of 58~77kg – albeit a little close to the top) I’m taking a 24 hour blood pressure monitor right now because I failed a previous blood pressure test for my entrance into the Air Force. Now, admittedly I’m a bit nervous as this test could be the one thing that fails me – no other ailments. Read more... ...