We need to do more


I know this is a start but we need to do more to raise stroke awareness. I was contacted on my blog today by AGA Medical letting me know of their new stroke awareness campaign. Congratulations, this is a step in the right direction, but it is something we should have started years ago. Here’s …

Treadmill train to promote brain gain


Treadmill-Training Benefits Stroke Patients Treadmill-training has been making headlines recently in stroke therapy treatment.  From the fitness standpoint, we have known for some time that studies have shown that people get more out of a treadmill than other fitness equipment because it is natural to walk or run, and users are more apt to stick …

Do stroke victims work harder using new gaming technologies?


Research Update: Recently I had the chance to try out the Nintendo Wii Fit system for the first time. I’ll plan to follow up with a post later on my thoughts on this device as a stroke rehabilitation tool. Since using the system and forming my own opinion, I wanted to research how other therapists …