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Bogged!

Welcome back. I had an interesting week. It started in the same way it usually does, with a walk that seems to be a thing now. 294 more words

Stroke

When the Pilot Light Goes Out

One of my patients died unexpectedly last week. It hit me really hard. I spent a couple days barely functioning, just getting through the bare minimum but otherwise sitting in my chair and crying, talking on the phone with my pastor, talking endlessly with my husband, talking with a mentor physician, listening to the patient’s family talk. 559 more words

Life And Home

Air Pollution Raises Stroke Risk

Air pollution — even for just one day — significantly increases the risk of stroke, a large review of studies has found.

Researchers pooled data from 103 studies involving 6.2 million stroke hospitalizations and deaths in 28 countries. 125 more words

Health

[ARTICLE] Efficacy of electrical stimulation as an adjunct to repetitive task practice therapy on skilled hand performance in hemiparetic stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial

Abstract

Objective: To assess the effects of additional electrical stimulation to hand muscles combined with repetitive task practice therapy on skilled hand performance in stroke patients. 243 more words

Upper Limb

[ARTICLE] The effects of mirror therapy on the gait of subacute stroke patients: a randomized controlled trial

Abstract

Objective: To investigate the effect of mirror therapy on the gait of patients with subacute stroke.

Design: Randomized controlled experimental study.

Setting: Outpatient rehabilitation hospital. 166 more words

Stroke

Medjool Date and Barley Waldorf

Here’s a change of pace Waldorf salad that’s packed with fibre and offers a variety of fruits – all of which, according to a recent Spanish study,  are linked to living longer… 193 more words

Antioxidants

Neuro Appt

Today, I had an appointment with one of the neurologists that treated my stroke. Since I haven’t seen a neurologist in over a year, we setup an appointment. 165 more words

Stroke