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This is how a man suddenly improved 5 years after a cerebellar stroke

Repetitive Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (rTMS) is a therapy that is rapidly gaining a reputation as an effective treatment for patients who have suffered a recent stroke. However, a new case study submitted by American researchers indicates that rTMS can help patients who experienced their strokes years ago. The study documented positive results of rTMS for…

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Can acupuncture improve your walking after stroke? It seems to be the case, and here is how it works.

For thousands of years, acupuncture has been successfully used for treating many types of maladies. Because of this, researchers from China were curious if acupuncture could help people who suffered an intracranial hemorrhage (ICH). ICH is a type of stroke which involves bleeding in the brain. Gait analysis is the procedure of recording and interpreting mechanical…

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