WE WANT TO KNOW What caused your stroke? Do you know? Every year, about 200,000 stroke survivors leave the hospital without an answer to this question. They are told their stroke was cryptogenic, or without a known cause. Strokes of unknown cause, or cryptogenic strokes, account for about 1/3 of all strokes. Not knowing what […]
-David Dansereau,MSPT Improving Stroke Outcomes: A new era of digital therapeutics could help prioritize the patient, reduce stroke risks, improve awareness, and innovate with better home recovery and rehabilitation options. One example of this innovation was revealed earlier today when it was announced Pfizer, Fitbit, and Bristol-Myers Squibb will be working on a project together […]
Activity-based training produced substantial gains in arm motor function regardless of whether it was provided via home-based telerehabilitation or traditional in-clinic rehabilitation. The findings of this study, reported in June 24 JAMA Neurology, suggest that telerehabilitation has the potential to substantially increase access to rehabilitation therapy on a large scale. New Digita Course! Coming to […]
The path to ComeBackStrong after a stroke is not easy and the tools and support seem to be getting more difficult to access for survivors. With all the great advances and potential for technology to innovate and spark stroke recovery, those tools are still not getting in the hands of those that need it. I’m […]
The Apple Watch 4 that was revealed earlier this week at the latest Apple Event will include electrocardiogram testing, often referred to as an ECG. This test is how medical professionals check the electricity in a patient’s heart. With this new innovation, Apple has demonstrated they are making a big move into marketing the smartwatch […]
To share your feedback privately, especially if you have news of any updates to this app, please contact me here or post publically in the comments below if you’d like to share! ComeBackStrong App Review Update: In a previous post, I reviewed the National Stroke Association’s App, ComeBack Strong, for helping stroke survivors and their caregivers […]
Stroke Awareness | Recovery | Rehabilitation Resources Launching April 1st Featuring: All new webinars, keynotes, research opportunities and a new stroke telerehab platform for home stroke recovery!
A Guide to Botanicals,Supplements, Complementary Therapies and More If you are on our Know-Stroke.org Member News List you already received this free About Herbs app link. I wanted to also share this information with my stroke community here so you don’t miss this resource. I’ve learned from our Smart Moves Webinars that many stroke survivors often have […]