Exercise Guidelines for PFO Patients Needed


The PFO Research Foundation recently met in Washington, DC for its first PFO Summit.  I attended the event and was hoping for both practical and selfish reasons to get some clarity on exercise guidelines from some of the world’s top authorities on PFO.  Instead, what I learned in one of the breakout sessions aimed at […]

Australian Grant will go towards researching best stroke recovery outcomes


As reported by HealthNews.com, an Australian study hopes to make strides at determining which type of stroke rehabilitation protocol is best for recovery following a stroke.   Here’s the article with more stroke recovery information on this important grant… With 60,000 Australians expected to suffer from a stroke this year alone, a new study aims […]

Stroke Recovery Training Takes Time (and Hard Work!)


This challenging full body lunge exercise provides great balance and coordination retraining follow a stroke Post by David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org This is one exercise I sometimes  still visualize in my sleep and continue to work on to improve my balance post  stroke.  I’ve since been able to give it a boost by trying it […]

Dig your grave with your teeth?


Heart disease and stroke are the number one and three causes of death in the United States.  Inflammation has been shown to be a primary factor in the development of atherosclerosis, the major cause of cardiovascular disease.  But did you ever think you could be “digging your grave with your teeth”. If you keep up […]

If you have had your PFO closed recently or have had a stroke…What are you doing to thin your blood ?


I’m working on an article for my nutrition site my-nutrition-coach.com . The topic for this article is Omega-3 oils and  I am researching the latest nutritional science and what (if any) advice medical professionals are giving to suggest alternate methods to keep your blood thin.   I am especially interested in the nutritional advice given […]

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Why not? It’s free and full of diet reviews,tips to boost your nutrition IQ, and a quack list of products to avoid! In addition it provides quick therapeutic exercises suggestions related to your condition. You’ll also be granted a free access pass to my webinars on timely stroke rehabilitation and technology topics of interest. As […]

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 […]