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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 standard physio and occupational therapy program. There is another important finding here; its gains are similar to the gains from virtual reality games. In other…

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How exercise helps the brain in stroke recovery

Exercise helps the brain to recover lost movements. Find out how.

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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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Posted in bladder control stroke recovery

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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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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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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A free screen reader for the visually impaired

A stroke may either weaken vision or completely shut it off. And, those who are aged may have lower vision due to age. This is another barrier to improve communication of the stroke survivors as well as those already visually impaired. Because of this, they are unable to socialize with…

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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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What is considered prolonged bed rest?

Detrimental effects of prolonged bed rest are many. Find out what researchers say.

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What are Glial cells?: Journeys to the brain

Glial cells with a neuron: Source: Open Stax.org RICE University under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International license We know about neurons; do we know enough about Glial cells? Glial cells outnumber neurons. And, they are very close allies of neurons. If they do not exist, neurons cannot exist. Types of glial cells…

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