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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Research shows that MOTOmed works! Find out how you can maximize your stroke recovery at home

When it comes to stroke recovery, less is not more. It’s been proven in many studies that the more you exercise, the better you’ll do in the long run. But acute rehab can be tiring and expensive. When you’re training multiple hours a day almost every day at high intensity, the last thing you want…

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NASA and the strength-enhancing exosuit: are we any closer to making our Sci-Fi dreams a reality?

However you might feel about your body, there is no denying that, when it’s working, it’s great at what it does. Namely, it keeps you standing strong while performing the controlled movements you need to get you through the day. In fact, the design is so good that emulating it has become a science all…

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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…

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Stimulating your nerves so you can walk to a better life after stroke

More than 100 years ago, scientists already knew the benefits of stimulating nerves to help you recover function. Things as simple as massage and vibration treatments can do wonders for your recovery. Though we understand its benefits, we still don’t use this kind of therapy routinely in stroke rehab. Though we know it works, we…

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Mind-body movements: getting to the core of your stroke recovery

There are many different ways to look at your recovery. There is the physical side of your recovery, which focuses on helping regain mobility, physical strength, and flexibility. And the more spiritual side of recovery, which focuses on building emotional strength and confidence. But what if there were something between those two, something that could…

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