For the last 30 years National Stroke
Association has provided significant impact to the stroke
community through programs of prevention, treatment, and post-stroke
care and empowered survivors and their circle of care to thrive after stroke
Struggling to Recover highlights the difficulties faced by stroke
survivors in accessing health and social care services in the community.
It also gives information on how people can join the campaign for better help and support for stroke
survivors across the country.
CIMT should be considered as a valuable form of rehabilitation for stroke
patients who have lost arm function," Wolf says.
The Phase IIa MITI-IA study will enroll up to 20 patients with acute vertebro-basilar artery occlusion, a subset of acute stroke
patients who have a particularly high mortality rate.
patients force themselves to improve dexterity in their impaired side without instinctively relying on their strong hand, covered by the mitt.
This book further defines the scope of her journey: her struggle with complications in the recovery process, heart surgery, wrestling with rehabilitation again, the homecoming, being on her own when she leaves her husband and lives independently, fighting the residual effects of a stroke
, and finally her new beginning as a stroke
The three basic areas of the crawl stroke
that I emphasize in helping the triathletes swim faster while conserving energy are the kick, rhythmic breathing, and the arm stroke
The public's inability to recognize the symptoms of a stroke
is one reason why less than five percent of stroke
victims get the best treatment available, experts.
This study sought to determine if there is a correlation between family education for the family of a stroke
patient prior to discharge from the hospital and family adjustment.
MINNEAPOLIS -- According to the American Stroke
Association, every forty-five seconds in America, someone has a stroke
5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Henry Winkler, actor, director, author and philanthropist, is partnering with National Stroke
Association to celebrate caregivers during National Family Caregivers Month this November.
Researchers now report that people recovering from a stroke
have less vitamin D in their systems than do healthy peers.
According to the American Stroke
Association, about 700,000 Americans each year suffer a new or recurrent stroke
LOS ANGELES -- CytRx Corporation (Nasdaq:CYTR), a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the development and commercialization of human therapeutics, today announced plans to initiate additional animal stroke
functional recovery studies with its lead oral drug candidate arimoclomol, currently being evaluated as a therapeutic for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS or Lou Gehrig's Disease).