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.

Memory problem and finding hard to read

Question: I'm a 34 year old woman. At the start, I thought I was fine with memory and I'm now noticing that my memory is starting to deteriorate. I'm constantly

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Speech getting worse 2 weeks after stroke.

:Question: My mom had a mild left side ischemic stroke about 2 weeks ago. She has small deficits with the dexterity in her right hand and right leg, but

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Difficult patient

Question: I'm currently handling a patient who is very passive and non-compliant to exercises prescribed. Even on my supervision, repeated verbal and visual

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Decline months after stroke?

Question: My dad had a stroke June 2020 on the right side of his brain, and he seemed to be slowly getting better over time. However, in the past couple

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Blurry vision and tearing

Question: I am sure my guy had a stroke on Thursday evening today is Sunday, and he won't go to doctor. Since this happened his right eye is tearing and

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Rehab

Question: My son is 33, and he had a stroke. He graduated with a special ed diploma on a 5th grade level and he wants his dad there but the facility won’t

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Wife's stroke recovery

Remove ALL throw rugs. Shuffling feet are common and so is a fall from a rug. Each time this happened it was always a head injury which pushed back any

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Four years post stroke - get rid of numb fingers?

Question: Husband had Cortical Right MCA stroke August 2016. He has had his hand feel like pins and needles since then. His neurologist says there is

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Leg and Foot Problems After Stroke

Answers to stroke patients' questions regarding foot and leg problems after stroke

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toes curl

Question: Is there a bestexercise for toes that want to curl when walking Thank you for your input. Answer: This curling is most likely due to tone,

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Flaccid problems

Question Hello, patient was attacked by pontine stroke 4 months ago. He is able to do only elbow flexion and mild finger flexion but arm remains flaccid.

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Leg and Arm Movement

Question My husband had a stroke on the 6th March 2011. He still has no movement in his left arm and left leg. What exercises can he do at home to improve

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Variety of exercises

Question: Had a stroke a month ago. Right side paralyzed. I now can walk but still need strength along with my hand. There are SO many exercises. How do

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Sensory issue on right hand

Question: What can be done, it’s been 25 days and my hand is ice cold some days worse than others, I’ve been scared of Covid and not sure of rehab, drop

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Symptoms Getting Worse After Stroke

If you experience sudden declines or changes after stroke, you should seek medical attention.

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Balance Problems

Questions about balance problems after stroke? Visit stroke-rehab.com to get your questions answered.

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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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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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Vision Problems and Therapy After Stroke

Answers to stroke patients' questions about vision problems and vision therapy.

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Stroke Survivor Experiences

Read stories and get inspiration from stroke survivors.

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Massage After Stroke

Find out if massage is safe after stroke.

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Equipment for Stroke Patients

Questions from stroke patients and caregivers regarding exercise and adaptive equipment.

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Loss of Sensation

Answers to questions about loss of sensation after stroke.

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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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Recent Articles

  1. Memory problem and finding hard to read

    Apr 10, 21 11:33 AM

    Question: I'm a 34 year old woman. At the start, I thought I was fine with memory and I'm now noticing that my memory is starting to deteriorate. I'm constantly

    Read More

  2. Speech getting worse 2 weeks after stroke.

    Apr 10, 21 09:22 AM

    :Question: My mom had a mild left side ischemic stroke about 2 weeks ago. She has small deficits with the dexterity in her right hand and right leg, but

    Read More

  3. Difficult patient

    Apr 10, 21 09:14 AM

    Question: I'm currently handling a patient who is very passive and non-compliant to exercises prescribed. Even on my supervision, repeated verbal and visual

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