What You Might Not Know About Afib (Atrial Fibrillation)


Know All Your Risks- Check Out Our Latest Know Stroke Podcast where we spotlight Afib and a new technology that is using voice to save lives! Listen to This Episode Now! As we close out September, you might not know it is also Afib Awareness Month. Atrial fibrillation (Afib) is the most common irregular heartbeat …

Meet Ralph Preston: Founder of Stroke Buddies


Know Stroke Podcast Episode 31 Interview with Ralph Preston Founder of Stroke Buddies Know Stroke Podcast Episode 31-Ralph Preston Listen to Ralph’s Podcast Episode on Know Stroke Show Co-Hosts Michael Garrow & David Dansereau About our Guest: After a stroke in his 50’s, Ralph Preston leveraged years of professional video experience to continue to do …

Know Stroke Podcast in “Top 5” on Health Podcast Network


Thanks all for supporting us and listening to our show last week! Your interest and support are why we continue to “move the stroke elephant” and push forward with our mission to better support education in life after stroke. Our transition into the Health Podcast Network is now complete and I’m glad to post here …

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 …

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 …

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), …

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 …