10 Year Old Girl Uses Knowledge of Stroke to Save her Grandpa’s Life


Source: Steve Harris / News 4 St. Louis,Mo. (KMOV.com) Kids are Never too Young to Know-Stroke and SAVE Lives! Follow the link and watch this great video to learn how the young bright mind of 4th grader Sophia Tabors recognized the stroke warning signs and took FAST action to save her grandpa.  As Steve Harris from News […]

NEVER “too young” to think about Stroke


Another young bright mind, Isaac Webber, is dismissed initially as being “too young” to have a stroke Here’s why we all might want to do a better job recognizing the stroke warning signs….at any age! Just posted this article on my Know Stroke site-Please Read and SHARE! THANK YOU !!

Race Across USA presses on


Meet Newton Baker Member of the Race Across USA Core Team In my last post, I asked you “have you quit yet?”.  I want you to think about that question as you meet Newton Baker.   Meet Newton Baker, a retired school teacher from Montpelier,VT. On January 16th, the day the #RaceAcrossUSA kicked off in California Newton […]

New Know-Stroke.org Members Resource


Announcing Know-Stroke.org (2.0) David P. Dansereau,MSPT Our new fully mobile and responsive website is now live to support new services and programs through Know-Stroke.org .  If you missed the first webinar you can still head on over there to get the rebroadcast.  That’s where I discuss goal setting and provide tools to get you started […]

Stroke Recovery Webinar


  STILL a FEW Seats Left for the Webinar Tomorrow…. Register Now! Here’s a Few Things I’ll cover on the Webinar:

Free Stroke Education Webinar Registration Open


  Introducing our Smart Moves Stroke Recovery Webinar Series Registration is Now Open! How to restore Balance and Set Smart Goals After a Stroke Presenter: David Dansereau,MSPT What You’ll learn on this Webinar: Practical examples on why most rehab goals fail and how to overcome this barrier. How to Measure Your Progress and Build Your […]

Please Support Young Stroke Survivor Jamie Coyle’s Book


“The Luckiest Girl in the World” I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Jamie Coyle over the past 6+ years since learning of her stroke in our local paper when she was just 12 years old.  Jamie was playing hockey when she had a stroke on the ice.    Initial delays in recognizing the stroke […]

On May 1st I received Closure on the Question of PFO Closure


My percutaneous closure to repair a PFO Yes, you already may know “MAY” is National Stroke Awareness Month.  What you may not know is May 1st will always have a different meaning for me.  On May 1st, 2007 I had heart surgery or percutaneous closure to repair a PFO (patent foramen ovale) that is believed […]

Notre Dame’s Hegarty sidelined by stroke from “holes” in heart


Attention: Athletes- Parents- Coaches- Trainers – KNOW-STROKE !! “I hope Matt makes a quick return to the game he loves. I also sincerely hope the sports community in particular hear Matt’s stroke story and realize that stroke can happen to young athletes.  Finally, I urge trainers, parents, coaches AND physicians NOT to simply sit on […]