Monthly Archives: June 2015

Teen looks to play football again after suffering stroke

It was the middle of the school day and Laurens High School football player Jacob Lovejoy was preparing to lift weights. After warming up, the Raiders left tackle was ready for a drink of water. But suddenly, he found he … Continue reading

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Intense therapy returns arm control after stroke

Extensive physical therapy can help people who have suffered a stroke recover motor function—even if the treatment begins a year or more after the stroke occurred. After a stroke, the brain and body can start recovering immediately and can show … Continue reading

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Weekly non-invasive brain stimulation provides long-term relief of post-stroke pain

Weekly sessions of non-invasive repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation provided sufficient long-term pain relief in 61 percent of patients with central post-stroke pain, and delivered long-term relief for patients who continued for one year, scientists say.

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