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Games like card play help arm/hand stroke recovery

This is great news! Playing cards, dominos, bingo, Jenga, and ball games contribute to arm and hand recovery after a stroke in addition to your…

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How exercise helps the brain to recover movements after a stroke

Exercise helps the brain to recover movements after a stroke. Here is how it happens! Exercise stimulates the brain to create new neurons and new…

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Follow these guides to regain walking after a stroke

Basic rules As in the case of regaining arm and hand movements, the following five basic rules apply to regain walking after a stroke. This…

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How to regain bladder control after stroke

Evidence exists that stroke carers can help stroke survivors regain bladder control after a stroke. However, it seems that it is not in routine practice….

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How to regain movements after a stroke

Important! The first six months after a stroke is crucial for better recovery. Do you know why? Read the brain’s recovery attempts after stroke. 1….

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What are stroke-associated bladder problems?

An earlier post explored how stroke can disrupt bladder control. This post looks into stroke-associated bladder problems. These problems could occur due to direct damage…

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How a stroke causes urine incontinence

Stroke can result in either urinary incontinence or retention. It occurs as a result of the killing of neurons that are responsible in regulating the peeing.

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A buying guide for body-worn absorbent products

Choosing suitable body-worn absorbent products is not an easy endeavour for stroke carers because the information available on the websites of different brands is overwhelming….

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Measuring urine leak helps regain bladder control

Stroke can rob bladder control resulting in urine leaks. Evidence-based methods exist to regain bladder control. However, urine leaks can occur while attempting those methods…

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Bedsores (pressure injuries) after stroke

Bedsores after stroke is a serious problem. With proper knowledge and care, it can be avoided.

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