Getting her life back after stroke – a story of love and innovation

Imagine… your life partner, your best friend, your go-to person suddenly can’t do the things that you two used to enjoy. In fact, she can’t do a lot of things she used to do just to get through the day. That’s what it can feel like when your spouse suffers a stroke. You can feel…

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Which type of vision therapy after stroke is right for you?

After a stroke, some people might suffer from problems that affect their ability to see. Visual field defects impact the quality of life and interfere with the rehabilitation process. Interventions to correct these issues are essential to a successful recovery. But what types of vision therapy after stroke are available? Two such practices include prism…

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Prism adaptation treatment is promising for improving neglect after a stroke, but is it for everyone?

Strokes affecting the right side of the brain are well-known to cause a cluster of symptoms collectively known as spatial neglect. If you have spatial neglect, you may be inattentive or utterly unaware of objects, stimuli, and even people on the left side of your body. This condition can be inherently frustrating. And, it can…

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Problems with your vision after a stroke? This is what you can do right now

Many people will tell you that when it comes to rehabilitation, it’s better to start early. Not only from a motivational point of view, but from a medical point of view. Conditions become harder to treat as they enter a more chronic phase. This reasoning holds true for many areas of stroke rehabilitation. However, the…

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Can balance training improve neglect?

Many athletes have discovered the benefits of balance training. It not only strengthens many muscle groups, but it also aids in agility, coordination, and overall athletic performance. Some researchers decided to take the possibilities of balance training to another level. They tested its said benefits on stroke patients with unilateral neglect; a condition where a…

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