Posted in stroke movement recovery

Use free stroke recovery apps to regain movements

This post curates free stroke recovery tools that help to regain movements after a stroke.

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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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best practices to regain movements after stroke
Posted in stroke movement recovery stroke recovery

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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Posted in bladder control stroke recovery

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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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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Posted in stroke rehabilitation walking after a stroke

Walking sticks for stroke survivors

Another term for walking sticks is canes. Walking sticks or canes carry many benefits to stroke survivors. They are valuable tools for stroke patients in their journey to independence. However, experts recommend evidence-supported specific steps to follow for better recovery; it is time dependent. If you read the following two…

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The right side of the human face in yellow colour and red color blood supply routes to the bain.
Posted in stroke basics

Brain blood supply and stroke

brain’s blood flow

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Homunculus: The brain surface map

This is interesting; we can find a homunculus as a map in our brain. What is the homunculus in the brain? They are “two little humanoids”. This is the story behind this amazing discovery. In 1937, two brilliant scientists, Dr Wilder Penfield and Edwin Boldrey embarked on a journey to…

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