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Despite their sudden nature, there are factors that can indicate that someone is at a higher risk of having a stroke. So how do we know if we are at risk of developing a stroke?
AI has become a major tool in helping those affected by strokes. New AI breakthroughs are helping in all areas of stroke care from diagnosis to rehabilitation. So how is AI used in these areas?
Even though some damages can’t be reversed, the brain naturally initiates several mechanisms to repair itself - this is called neurorepair. Natural processes known as neurorepair and neuroplasticity can help the brain repair itself over time. So how does it work?
Therefore, understanding the rehabilitation process is essential for doctors to select the most suitable therapies for each patient they treat. So, what happens next?
That is why hospitals have developed stroke units dedicated to stroke patients. These units are designed to rapidly assess, treat and look after patients, giving them the best chance of recovering. So, what exactly happens in a stroke unit?
TBI is a difficult condition to manage and its consequences can have significant impacts on your daily life. So, what exactly is a traumatic brain injury?
To reach this goal, patients are supported by physical therapists to practice key and basic movements. Physical therapists will suggest exercises to build muscle mass, reduce the risk of spasticity and encourage neuroplasticity...
This is why physical therapy plays an important role in rehabilitation. Physical therapists suggest the most appropriate ways to support neuroplasticity and get the brain rebuilding signals to muscles in your arms...
This is why patients have to adapt their routine depending on their impairment levels and how they recover. So, how can you adapt the way meals are prepared and consumed?
It is why rehabilitation programs often need to involve a team of rehabilitative care specialists to help patients return to an independent lifestyle. There are also specialised centres to carry out rehab programs. It can be tricky knowing who does what...
However, there are several types of aids to choose from. To help you choose, we’ve researched the main characteristics of different type of aids available and what purpose they serve...
Muscle spasticity affects about 1 in 3 stroke survivors and can occur any time after a stroke. It can make it difficult for a part of the body to function...
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