Reduce your stroke risk one step at a time – get up and walk!

Relearning how to do simple things after a stroke can be frustrating. But recovery isn’t the only worry there is. Preventing a second stroke is also high on the list of priorities. Just the thought of another stroke setting you back is scary. But, unfortunately, it is not that uncommon. Research shows that stroke survivors,…

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Learn what a leading expert has to say about stem cell research: Part I of our interview with Prof. Berninger

Stem cells are a hot topic, not only for us but for the scientific community. Breakthroughs are being made every day in many different fields, including stroke. That’s why we set out to learn more from a leading expert on this topic. Recently, a team from Strokemark met with Prof. Benedikt Berninger from The Center…

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Why standing on a vibration plate could help you with post-stroke spasticity

Imagine being able to work out without the actual work. A dream come true, right? That’s what vibration machines seem to offer at first glance, but there’s much more to them. And although they don’t yield the same benefits of a traditional workout, they do help to stimulate your muscles showing some positive results for…

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Crouching tiger…how prowling can help your walking recovery after stroke

The world of rehab is better than it has ever been before. New technology brings us computer assistive devices, science has created ways for us to understand neurodevelopment, and research has helped bring new therapies to our rehab centers. Still, many people suffer and can’t seem to get better. So what’s the missing link? Being…

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