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How Do You Move an Elephant?


Keep Pushing Stroke survivors face many obstacles in their journey through recovery. Last week I was a guest with Brain Harris of MedRhythms on his show Brains with Brian. We discussed many topics and the needed push effective stroke recovery plans require to get enough reps to drive motor recovery with neuroplasticity. We covered many …

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At this moment of realizing you are having a stroke, we all have this one thing in common


In this post: A spotlight on Hailey Bieber’s "mini"stroke (TIA or transient ischemic attack) and PFO Closure. What is this condition and what caused her stroke? In her video, "telling my story" Hailey shares: What were her stroke warning signs, acting FAST, her stroke score, testing and diagnosis (bubble echo study, and trans cranial doppler), …

Event Reminder: Brains with Brian


Friday July 29th 11am EST Know Stroke News: Learn More and Get Your Link to Join This MedRhythms Event!

It’s Hot! Tips to Know and Avoid Heat Stroke


Listen to this Know Stroke Podcast Episode on Heat Stroke Learn More! On Our Latest Podcast: We discuss heat stroke and knowing the warning signs: • Throbbing headache• Dizziness and light-headedness• Lack of sweating despite the heat• Red, hot, and dry skin• Muscle weakness or cramps• Nausea and vomiting• Rapid heartbeat, which may be either …

New Podcast: Meet Henry Hoffman of Saebo


Know Stroke Podcast S4E3 Listen to This Episode Now! On this episode we were joined by Henry Hoffman,MS,OTR/L co-inventor and co-founder of Saebo, Inc. We were introduced to Henry through Dr. Carolyn Brown, a previous guest of the podcast in season one. Saebo, Inc. is a medical device company primarily engaged in the discovery, development and commercialization …

Cardiometabolic Health Declining in U.S.


Data Source: Published in the July 12 issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology A news alert published on July 4th while most Americans were sitting down to hot dogs, hamburgers and plenty of desserts and beverages should light off public health fireworks and be an alarm to address preventative healthcare around the …

Interview with Jordyn Sims Pierce-Constant Therapy


Know Stroke Podcast-Season 4 Kicks Off! It was our great pleasure to welcome Jordyn Sims Pierce to the Know Stroke Podcast to Kick off Season 4! Know Stroke Podcast S4E1 Our Guest: Jordyn Sims Pierce MS, CCC-SLP, ATP Vice President, Clinical Operations & Development Constant Therapy We encourage you to learn more about Jordyn by …

A Call to Action for the American Stroke Association and International Stroke Conference: Don’t Charge Survivors for Educational Sessions from ISC!


I just finished registering for an upcoming recorded session from the International Stroke Conference on Post-Acute Rehabilitation After Stroke: Getting It Right The American Stroke Association for the second year now is offering this educational service for stroke survivors as part of Stroke Connection, marketed as an “Educational Program for Stroke Survivors, Caregivers and Other …

Road to Stroke Recovery


We discussed on this episode how the adjectives we use to describe how we are feeling after our stroke, both as survivors and caregivers change as we begin to be empowered and begin to heal and move forward in our own road to stroke recovery.Listen @ Know Stroke Podcast S3E3 My road back from a …

Take Charge of Your Health!


We hope everyone had a relaxing holiday season and had time to catch up with family and friends. If you didn't catch our bonus episode released before the new year you should go back and check it out -  Know Stroke 2021 Year in Review In that bonus episode my Know Stroke Podcast co-host Michael …

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