Don’t forget the caregiver – why caregivers of stroke survivors need some TLC too

When a stroke survivor comes home from the hospital, everyone’s focused on helping him get better. But, behind the scenes of all the rehabilitation, the caregiver suffers too. Suddenly, caregivers now have to take over many of the tasks that the stroke survivor can no longer do and make sure that their loved one is…

Does the first medically approved exoskeleton really help in stroke rehabilitation?

There is a growing effort to improve gait rehabilitation for stroke patients by using advanced technical devices. Interestingly, some technological advances are actually inspired by nature. Exoskeletons are well-known in the animal kingdom. Lobsters, crabs, and some spiders have these external skeletal systems as their support. It turns out that a new robotic device mimics this type…

Ever wondered what genetics has to do with stroke? Ask our Strokemark expert

We are delighted to inform you that we will be holding our very first Ask-Me-Anything event. The central theme is going to be genetics, epigenetics, and stroke. Did you ever ponder questions such as “Is a stroke genetic”? “Do lifestyle factors influence risk for stroke”? “How much control do I actually have over my recovery”?…