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Stroke recovery and treatment at St. Luke’s in Cedar Rapids

Stroke recovery and treatment at St. Luke’s in Cedar Rapids

It happened at about two o’clock in the morning on Sept. 28 and I wasn’t sleeping very well so I got up in my chair to read. And my arm and I thought my arm was just asleep. And a after a while I thought – I don’t think your arm is just asleep. He […]

Physical Therapy Restores Walking After Stroke

Physical Therapy Restores Walking After Stroke

Ready now we’re going to walk straight back to your chair. Right foot tighten, and bring your right foot out a little bit, good. yeah yeah Frees going to make sure your steady on top and I’m going to just work on your right leg. Tap, very nice, that was better okay. Bring it back […]

Rehabilitation after Stroke Occupational Therapy improves strength, endurance, and arm function

Rehabilitation after Stroke Occupational Therapy improves strength, endurance, and arm function

On June thirteenth of 2013 I had an AVM fistula stroke and had a bunch of grand mal seizures that was the indication so they rushed me to the local hospital and they for a couple of days there they realized they couldn’t handle it and sent me to New York Presbyterian. When I was […]

Stroke Rehabilitation: A Personal Story of Recovery

You’re all wondering why I’m here being as I’m walking I’m talking I’m working but let me tell you a little story. Last February, 15 months ago, as you heard, I was on the treadmill, for three days, had chest pain, totally ignored it, decided on the third day to give my friend the cardiologist […]

Smartphone technology tested in stroke rehabilitation

Smartphone technology tested in stroke rehabilitation

>>NARRATOR: We use them everyday for everything from talking to texting, from finding directions to playing games. Now cellphone technology is being tested in a new way: to try and help those who survive strokes learn how to walk again.>>DR. STEPHEN PAGE: This is the first time this technology has ever been used in stroke, […]

Stroke Rehabilitation – Improving Arm Function Using Electrical Stimulation

Therapist – I’m just going to stretch your shoulder back here it’s very tight behind your wing bone. That kind of gets these muscles to kind of relax out and then stretch them out before we do the stimulation Britta – Whats my wing bone? Therapist – Your scapula. Britta – Ok. Therapist – So […]

Stroke Rehabilitation at Helen Hayes Hospital  Part One

Stroke Rehabilitation at Helen Hayes Hospital Part One

Therapist: The first thing we’re going to do is work on some balance and strengthening, get your trunk muscles to work. We’re going to bend, you’re going to pick this up with two hands put it over your head take three steps forward then you’re going to bend and put it down, stand up, and […]

Stroke Rehabilitation at Helen Hayes Hospital Part Two

Alright Rosa so you’re going to step with your right foot on the foam and then your left foot is going to go up to the step and right foot to the step and then back down. Good. The right foot onto the foam, left foot on the step then right foot taps the cone […]

Occupational Therapy restores arm function after stroke

Trying to get this scapula the bone back here like sucked down onto your chest wall, it doesn’t want to move. I’m just trying to what we call mobilize it. Try to get it. Let me know if I cause you pain alright. See how it’s just loosening up. Now all of a sudden I […]