Stroke Blog

The Stroke Blog lets you know when new questions are submitted or when new pages are added to Stroke-Rehab.com. It also keeps you up to date with the latest information on stroke rehabilitation.

Nov 14, 2017

Stroke Recovery Tips Back Issues

View past issues of Stroke Recovery Tips

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Nov 13, 2017

Stroke Survivor Experiences

Read stories and get inspiration from stroke survivors.

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Nov 03, 2017

Severe pain and hypersensitivity in affected UE

Question: What can be done to reduce or eliminate severe pain and hypersensitivity in affected UE after a stroke? Pain is so intense that patient will

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Nov 03, 2017

denial of limitations

Question: My husband had a stroke 6 months ago and has never accepted his limitations. He tells doctors he can perform a cardio-stress test on a treadmill

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Nov 03, 2017

Post-rehab Exercise and Personal Training

Question: I am a personal trainer who has met with a woman who had a stroke seven years ago and has severely limited use of her left arm and leg. She's

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Nov 03, 2017

Stroke

Question:My father in law suffered stroke a week ago. Dr said full recovery, he was tranferred to rehab. Since then he is going downhill, cant use right

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Nov 03, 2017

Eyesight worsened 5 weeks AFTER stroke.

Question: My husband is six weeks into post stroke and still in rehab facility. The doctors have no clue why all of a sudden his vision had become extremely

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Nov 03, 2017

sensory re-education problem ,please help

Question: My patient had a left CVA, and her right hand is affected, the sensation and localization in fingers is impaired, the palm sensation good but

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Nov 03, 2017

Progression /Regression

Question: My dad fell and had a bleed on his brain which effected the left lobe of his brain. A week later, he had a stroke, which also effected the left

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Nov 03, 2017

LE weakness

Question I had a hemorrhagic stroke 5 years ago. I am 52. I have mostly recovered but my balance is not very good and I cannot flex my right hamstring.

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Nov 03, 2017

Soooo worried

Question My mom had a stroke that affects her right side two weeks ago today and she's not staying put she keeps getting up and trying to walk around and

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Sep 02, 2017

spasticity problems

Question: How can I correct my spasticity, balance and initiation of walking upon standing? I had a hemorrhagic stroke. Answer: You can read about spasticity

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Sep 02, 2017

massive stroke with bone removed to relieve pressure

Question My husband suffer a massive stroke and had his bone removed from the right side. He had a tracheotomy. He can speak words with the speaking valve

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Jul 29, 2017

Intracranial hemorrhage

Question: My dad suffered from an intracranial hemorrhage 3 years ago...now his right back is paining and that pain goes to his feet his full right side

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Jul 28, 2017

Post stroke father refers to left arm as child

Question: My father is 3 yrs post stroke with left side paralysis. He refers to his affected arm as her/him. He asks child questions and talks to arm

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Jul 28, 2017

Intensive Rehab

Question: My mom had a massive hemorrhagic stroke 3 months ago and I need help to determine a care plan and course of action to rehabilitate her to the

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May 04, 2017

Sensory overload

Question: I've had 2 hemorrhagic basal ganglia strokes 7 weeks ago. I'm in OT and speech therapy and doing well but I can't handle too much stimulus! Busy

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Apr 27, 2017

stroke

QuestionHow do you deal with a 75 year old man who had a severe stroke, who is about 7 yrs old in his brain and he can barely move but runs off every chance

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Apr 04, 2017

Walking challenges

Question: I suffered a stroke 5 years ago. I had a heart transplant 3 years ago and did my rehab post-transplant. After a year I was released as functional

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Apr 04, 2017

Electrical muscle stimulation

Question: My husband has no movement in his left arm or hand after suffering a stroke in March of this year. We are thinking of purchasing a muscle stimulator.

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