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Muscle weakness

Question What shall I do with my weak ankle evertors? I'm having trouble when walking. Answer: Ankle issues are not uncommon after stroke. If you have

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Massive Stroke

Question: Hi I am asking if after 8 years from a Massive stroke leaving someone without the ability to Walk or Talk, is it possible for any kind of therapy

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academic success strategies and memory loss

Answer: Nine years ago I had a stroke due to lack of oxygen. Prior to that being very successful in school came easier usually with A's and B's. Now I

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Best place to bring my sister after a stroke

Question: My sister had a stroke. She cannot take care of herself. She needs 24/7 supervision and someone to bathe, clean, help her with bathroom issues,

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Emotional and Mental Issues After Stroke

Emotional and mental issues are not uncommon after stroke. Discover what you should do if your loved one is experiencing such issues.

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Crippled toes

Question: I had a stroke three years ago, complete use of my arm and hand but my foot has become very crippled with twisted toes and foot pain on the bottom

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Agus's VAD and stroke update

Update after 18 months vertebral artery dissection and cerebellar stroke (44 years old, Male) After 18 months of my vertebral artery dissection and cerebellar

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STROKE REHAB STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS

Question: I suffered a stroke(cva) August 2004 at age 62. I have left side paralysis consisting of left arm & hand spasticity and left foot-drop.I had

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ROM limits

Question: Why should it be avoided to range a shoulder over 90 degrees on a flaccid extremity? Answer: It doesn't have to be totally avoided, but it has

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Steve's Stroke Story

I first noticed my legs got real weak, then while I was at work I dropped two plastic containers then I dropped my chef's knife, so I just thought I was

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Helping

Question: My husband had several mini strokes only problem is he has short term memory loss but he feels he doesn’t have to help do anything around the

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Stroke Survivor Experiences

Read stories and get inspiration from stroke survivors.

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How to rehab right leg and foot to be able to drive again

Question: I recently suffered a stroke on left side of brain, so it has effected my right leg. I have numbness in my right leg and foot. I had a car

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Phantom pain, balance, spastic motion in hand, mouth problems

Question: In 2014 I suffered a brain lesion that left me with spastic hand motion in my left hand and milder issues in my left leg. After trying tetrabenazine

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Caregiver Question

Question: My boyfriend had a stroke and is coming up on his one-year anniversary of the stroke. He is doing well with the exception of his left hand, which

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HOW TO IMPROVE VERY POOR BALANCE

Question: Hello! I had a massive ischemic stroke back in 2011 and still cannot walk. As a result I also have very poor balance I have fractured my pelvis

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Hand coordination

Question: My mother suffered a mild stroke about 12 months ago and she his now suffering dysfunction in both hands. She cant use cutlery properly or hold

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Physically a vegetable

Question: My husband who is 61 years old has many, many health problems. Heart disease, kidney, liver disease, server brain atrophy, vascular issues,

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Setting priorities.

Question: During Rehab, after my stroke (2012) I was given worksheets on how to plan my days, or projects I was working on,learning how to function in

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how to improve stroke

How do you improve patient's hand, fingers, and leg movement? Please tell me some exercises for my mother. Thanks. Answer: If your mother already has

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Stroke Recovery

Stroke recovery questions and answers. Submit your own question if you can't find the answer you need.

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Personality Changes After Stroke

Personality changes are common with stroke. One might become depressed, apathetic, impulsive or labile with frequent changes in mood.

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Pain After Stroke

Questions and answers regarding pain after stroke. Learn to manage post stroke pain.

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Stroke Recovery Tips Back Issues

View past issues of Stroke Recovery Tips

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Recent Articles

  1. Muscle weakness

    Apr 29, 19 07:25 AM

    Question What shall I do with my weak ankle evertors? I'm having trouble when walking. Answer: Ankle issues are not uncommon after stroke. If you have

    Read More

  2. Massive Stroke

    Apr 29, 19 07:07 AM

    Question: Hi I am asking if after 8 years from a Massive stroke leaving someone without the ability to Walk or Talk, is it possible for any kind of therapy

    Read More

  3. academic success strategies and memory loss

    Mar 27, 19 04:46 AM

    Answer: Nine years ago I had a stroke due to lack of oxygen. Prior to that being very successful in school came easier usually with A's and B's. Now I

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