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The Experience of Locked-In Syndrome

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 ‘stunned’ by stem cell experiment that helped stroke patient walk

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

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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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