Get moving – why we should reduce sedentary behavior after stroke

We’ve probably all seen recent headlines telling us that “sitting kills” and that we need to get up and move. Many of us have step counters to work towards that elusive goal of 10,000 daily steps, but our modern conveniences often work against us. Right now, you are more than likely sitting down to read…

Cognitive remediation: finding the sweet spot to maximize the benefits

While there are many different approaches to stroke rehabilitation, most fit into one of two categories. The physical approach is the focus of many early rehabilitation programs. The cognitive approach seeks to address the underlying problems that can persist beyond the immediately visible effects of stroke. And it’s this cognitive approach that many stroke sufferers value…