Stroke Blog

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Toes curling

Question: My stroke was 17 months ago when sitting and relaxed my toes are straight and relaxed. When I stand up, my left leg tenses, and my toes curl.

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A.V M’s

Question: Four months ago I suffered 2 Brain Aneurysms, and am now out of the hospital. I have tracking issues in my left eye. However, it has gotten a

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stroke in evolution

Question: My mother had a stroke that left her paralyzed on the right side. Twelve days later, she was able to lift her right leg about six inches off

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Some symptoms worsening, others getting better

Question: My 72 year old mom had a stroke 9 days ago. It was an anuerysm that had leaked. The night it happened she was pretty bad, could barely move her

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Why use a hemi-walker

Question: If we know that using a hemi-walker would cause further disuse of the affected side, thus causing more of an asymmetry, then why would we use

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Aphasia and employability

Question: My daughter had a massive stroke almost 14 years ago at age 28. She has rehabilitated extremely well but struggles with aphasia. She would

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ileostomy and hemiparesis

Question I have Left side paralysis and just got ileostomy. Are there any products available to change appliances independently with one hand? Answer:

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Blind in right eye

Question: I am blind in my right eye. On a scale of 10, I have 1/2 of 1 site on my right side of my eye. I spent 1 day in emergency care I have seen a

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Stroke after a year

Question: My husband had a stroke a year ago. He has no paralysis, just a lot of joint pain. He has complained of left side stabbing pain in his head

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Lies of Care

Question Mom had a stroke in 2019. Since then she let the oldest child take over, treats the other children mean, and will not go to her neurologist.

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Loss of Sensation

Answers to questions about loss of sensation after stroke.

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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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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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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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Recent Articles

  1. Toes curling

    Apr 12, 22 08:36 AM

    Question: My stroke was 17 months ago when sitting and relaxed my toes are straight and relaxed. When I stand up, my left leg tenses, and my toes curl.

    Read More

  2. A.V M’s

    Apr 12, 22 08:28 AM

    Question: Four months ago I suffered 2 Brain Aneurysms, and am now out of the hospital. I have tracking issues in my left eye. However, it has gotten a

    Read More

  3. stroke in evolution

    Dec 30, 21 10:52 AM

    Question: My mother had a stroke that left her paralyzed on the right side. Twelve days later, she was able to lift her right leg about six inches off

    Read More

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