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AirDrum

  AirDrum – Virtual Drum for Stroke Rehabilitation Therapy A Student’s Project on Human Computer Interaction Created By: Edward Louis Christy Lukito Reynaldi Thanks to: Mr. Salim Mr. James Purnama M.Sc.   tDCS – A Therapy For The Future? In fact, tDCS has been used to enhance treatment efficacy in post-stroke aphasia rehabilitation and the results seem promising, with tDCS being effective in increasing language skills despite a high variety of stimulation parameters and patient … Read more on Brain Blogger (blog) Read more... ...

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 activities may be challenging and even sometimes impo…   Tags: stroke patient, rehabilitation exercises, stroke patients, stroke rehabilitation, stroke recovery, upper limb, stroke rehab ...

I Think I Have a Pinched Nerve in My Shoulder…?

by paulszym Question by WelderChick87: I think I have a pinched nerve in my shoulder…? It started in the spring/summer when it was getting hotter, I would sleep with my arms above my head a lot and I noticed that I had a slight pinch if I would move a certain way. Now, it’s felt as if the spot where the pain is coming from has ‘migrated’ from my shoulder, to closer to my neck. More recently, it’s been making my neck and jaw hurt sometimes and I can barely lift my arm so that it’s parallel to the ground. :/ I know for a fact that I have not fractured anything in the area because I’ve never done anything rough enough for it. It has nothing to do with work because I’ve been laid off for quite some time. I rarely do any heavy lifting (the boyfriend does that for me ;) ) and I just basically sit around most of the day. *sighs* Read more... ...

Upper Limb Exercises Post Stroke: Great Exercises for Tricep

  Exercises for Tricep: I prefer to merge my triceps and chest workouts when performing exercises for triceps. I experience that incorporating the two is effective to get a better defined upper body. You’re going to want to hit your triceps with a variety of tricep and chest workouts. I like to begin off with cable crossovers to warm things up. Cable Crossovers: Read more... ...

Prosthetic Limbs Set to Provide That Personal Touch to Amputees

...  Limbs Set to Provide That Personal Touch to Amputees … single multi-disciplinary unit. In the meantime, Bensmaia and his colleagues, in concert with researchers from the John Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, were hard at work trying to find ways of creating an upper limb that could return both … Read more on Guardian Express Surgeon's heart 'bleeds' for people with albinism The Canadian upper limb surgery expert had volunteered to perform a toe-to-thumb operation on Adam Robert, one of whose palm was hacked off by assailants two years ago. … The professor has had discussions with several medical experts in Dar es Salaam … Read more on IPPmedia Read ...

Rapid Pulse: News and Notes

Rapid Pulse: News and notes Akinwuntan's research component will compare virtual reality-based rehabilitation with conventional strengthening and reaching exercises, aiming to optimize treatment of the upper limbs after stroke. Nigerian professors and students will participate in … Read more on Atlanta Journal Constitution Notre Dame Football Player Retires Due To Migraines The Notre Dame team physician, Dr. Jennifer Malcolm, said Spond suffers from a rare form of headache that actually has stroke-like symptoms. Danny's episode last year was so bad that he actually needed rehabilitation to learn how to walk again. But … Read more on The Inquisitr Read more... ...

Stroke Recovery: One Woman's Story

Stroke recovery: One woman's story A blood clot formed after the dissection, and a piece of it likely broke off and traveled into an artery in her brain, blocking blood supply and resulting in an ischemic stroke, explained Dr. Daniel Antoniello, the attending neurologist at Montefiore … Read more on CNN Neuroscience meets robotics in stroke rehab Stroke is the leading cause of severe physical impairment in the developed world. After a stroke, most patients are brought to the hospital for therapy to get them mobile and discharged quickly; little training is performed with the upper limbs … Read more on Imperial College London Read more... ...