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Follow these guides to regain walking after a stroke

Follow these guides to help the brain to recover walking faster and better.

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Regaining bladder control: Strategies for stroke caregivers

Evidence exists that stroke carers can help stroke survivors regain bladder control after a stroke. It seems, however, that this is not a routine practice. Instead, Bladder leakage is managed with pads and catheters without treating the cause. Jo Booth, Professor of Rehabilitative Nursing at Glasgow Caledonian University.1 What can…

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best practices to regain movements after stroke
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Best practices to regain movements after stroke

Follow these six expert recommended best practices for better, faster recovery after a stroke.

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Stroke-related 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 to the brain areas that control the bladder and bladder gates. Table of contents Post-stroke bladder problems due to disruption to the brain’s bladder control…

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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. Most of the time, it becomes a trial and error business and you are more likely to spend unnecessarily. Although adult body-worn absorbent product use…

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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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What does stroke rehabilitation mean?

This post discusses the concept of stroke rehabilitation. This is where stroke carers have a big role to play. Here, we discuss when the stroke rehabilitation begins, what aspects it includes, and the current expert recommendations. What is stroke rehabilitation? It has three goals: When and how the stroke rehabilitation…

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Movement recovery resources for stroke survivors

Resources Canadian best practices guidelines If you have more guidelines, manuals, and other resources related to exercises for stroke, please send us. Clinicians’ handbook US resources E-learning resources

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Learning resources for stroke carers

Hyperbrain This resource contains an excellent collection of learning materials from the University of Utah and the products are licensed under creative commons. Stroke prevention This European website provides a comprehensive list of resources to prevent stroke re-occurrence and promote a healthier lifestyle. I will be adding more resources with…

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