Stroke Recovery & Rehabilitation: Managing Hand Spasticity

Stroke Recovery & Rehabilitation: Managing Hand Spasticity

After a stroke or brain injury, a recovering patient’s brain may struggle to control the signals sent throughout the body. This can cause their muscles to become overactive and remain tense for long periods of time – causing spasticity. Muscle spasticity affects about...
Tips for walking after brain injuries

Tips for walking after brain injuries

One of the hardest things for anyone to do after suffering a brain injury is re-learning how to walk again and it’s a difficult and tiring journey. Thankfully, there are plenty of strategies to help those recovering from strokes or other brain injuries get back on...
Tips for caregivers of post-stroke relatives

Tips for caregivers of post-stroke relatives

As much as post-stroke rehabilitation focuses on the patient, it is also critical to keep in mind those who are being the caregivers of the stroke patient and their own health. Being a caregiver is not only a full-time job at home but it also takes a lot of mental and...
Motivating stroke patients in rehabilitation

Motivating stroke patients in rehabilitation

The road to recovery can be hard during rehabilitation, so keeping stroke patients motivated is not always easy to achieve. Motivation plays a key role in the recovery process because the more willing a patient is to participate in activities, the better the results...