stroke survivors

Post-Discharge Care of Stroke Patients

...  Care of Stroke Patients Of stroke survivors, 80% have some type of deficit as a result of hemiparesis (weakness of one side of the body, or part of it, due to an injury in the motor area of the brain) or hemiplegia (paralysis of one side of the body, or part of it, due to an … Read more on ADVANCE Ekso Bionics' (EKSO) CEO Tom Looby on Q4 2015 Results – Earnings Call Transcript Greetings and welcome to the Ekso Bionics Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Financial Results Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode. A question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. [Operator … Read more on Seeking Alpha Tags: stroke patient, stroke survivors, stroke patients ...

Handgrip Device Helps Stroke Patients Access Hand/Arm Rehab

Handgrip Device Helps Stroke Patients Access Hand/Arm Rehab … stroke patients for self-rehabilitation of arm function, a new study has shown. The device, developed by scientists at Imperial College London in the United Kingdom, allows patients with severe hand and arm impairment to practice exercises and … Read more on Medscape Interactive rehabilitation device restores vet's use of hand after stroke The second, randomized control trial of 12 individuals more than six months after stroke onset, found that those who used the device significantly improved more than when they did conventional exercises. Ninety percent of participants improved some … Read more on Fox News Read more... ...

Cambridge Medical, Rehab Center Offers Long-Term Care Services in Al-Ain

...  Medical, Rehab Center offers long-term care services in Al-Ain … Medical caters to patients in need of post-acute long-term care as well as acute rehabilitation with a high level of physiotherapy, as well as treatment for a broad range of conditions including spinal cord injuries, neuromuscular diseases, such as … Read more on Zawya (registration) Why are stroke survivors being written off? Luscombe's case proves the importance of being assessed for physiotherapy and receiving it regularly as part of a care plan. However, according to research published today by the Stroke Association and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP), his … Read more on The Guardian Tags: stroke survivor, stroke association, edical c, rehab center, chartered society of physiotherapy ...

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang Julianna Sigler and Pierson Blount (above) play the baron and baroness during the dress rehearsal Thursday for “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” at Dunbar Middle School for Innovation in Lynchburg. Tickets are $ 7 for adults and $ 5 for students and are … Read more on Lynchburg News and Advance Mayor wants answers about police policies in Gray's death Members of the Baltimore Police Department watch a news conference from the entrance to the department's Western District police station, Friday, April 24, 2015, in Baltimore. Protestors have gathered in front of the station this week in reaction to … Read more on Lynchburg News and Advance Read more... ...

Young Stroke Suffered Recognised for Her Bravery in the Face of Adversity

Young stroke suffered recognised for her bravery in the face of adversity INSPIRATIONAL YOUNGSTER: Emily Simpson being presented with her award by Dr Satinder Sanghera and Emma Fitzimmons from Synergie Physiotherapy Clinic, who sponsors the award. A YOUNG girl who suffered a stroke as a ten-year-old has been … Read more on Darlington and Stockton Times Stroke survivor climbs world's highest wall in aid of Cheltenham rehab centre The 45-year-old raised more than £1,600 by climbing Excalibur, the 37-metre (121ft) climbing wall in Groningen, Holland, as a thank you for the physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy he received. The lecturer in religion … Read more on Gloucestershire Echo Read more... ...

Rehabilitation Unit Undergoes Shake-Up

...  unit undergoes shake-up The unit, which provides rehabilitation for stroke victims and others who need physical and occupational therapy to help them remain independent, is not accepting any new patients. Instead, part of the building will be converted into a discharge lounge … Read more on Banbury Guardian How I survived stroke I also benefited greatly from the free one-to-one physiotherapy provided by the Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HUKM), a programme specially created for stroke survivors. HUKM also had a good stroke facility capable of quickly handling stroke … Read more on Free Malaysia Today   Read ...

American Heart Association Says Consistent Blood Pressure Control May Cut Rate

...  Heart Association says consistent blood pressure control may cut rate … Dallas, TX – Stroke survivors who consistently control their blood pressure may reduce the likelihood of a second stroke by more than half, according to new research in the American Heart Association journal Stroke. For the study … “One of the things … Read more on Clarksville Online Jim Six: Doctor says big is better Many will be dieting and exercising like crazy to whip themselves back into shape for bikinis and Speedos. … Of course, the book does acknowledge we of the heavier ...