Allison O’Reilly is on a mission—to talk to all who will listen about stroke. She’s even written a book, Out of the Darkness, about her journey in stroke recovery. “Most people don’t know about stroke or care about it until … Continue reading
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Stanford researchers studying the effect of stem cells injected directly into the brains of stroke patients said Thursday that they were “stunned” by the extent to which the experimental treatment restored motor function in some of the patients. While the research involved only 18 patients and was … Continue reading
Strokesmart.org wrote a great article with some helpful places to turn in the event that you find yourself in the role of caregiver. Check the article out here!
Stroke.org features the ‘Faces of Stroke’ where stroke sufferers, caregivers, and healthcare professionals can share their stories. Here is an excerpt from one of the stories: I encountered a mini stroke in the gym while weight lifting on 9 November … Continue reading
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