Can home training after a stroke provide the same results as training in the clinic?

Upper body weakness is a significant hurdle for many patients after stroke, affecting up to 80% of individuals. Recently, mirror therapy has emerged as a novel upper body rehabilitation technique, with current evidence showing promise for stroke patients. Task-specific training is another recommended approach for stroke rehabilitation, emphasizing active, repetitive practice of functional activities. This…

Two ways to train your mind and optimize your stroke rehabilitation

The road to recovery after a stroke is often a slow and steady journey. And the path to rehabilitation requires determination and physical will. That’s why it might come as a surprise that a lot of rehabilitation can be achieved through non-physical methods. It turns out that methods that use the mind, can actually train…

New evidence: citicoline, a simple over-the-counter food supplement, may improve focus and memory after a stroke.

Is it possible that a simple over-the-counter food supplement could help in stroke rehabilitation? Scientists are pretty sure of it. Citicoline is a brain health supplement that the body produces in small amounts on its own. But it is also available as a food supplement. This supplement promotes brain cell health and communication between these…