Here’s how you can help Tedys Team and the American Stroke Assoc.


I'm in training, and need your help!  Click the link/header on this post to link to my American Stroke Association / Tedy's Team site for fundraising for the Boston Marathon.   Want more info?  Watch my video here: Go to Tedy Bruschi/Tedy's Team Marathon selection

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 [...]

More Research on Stroke-Migraine-PFO Connection


Here's a quick video replay of a story that came out today on Channel 5 in Boston.  It shows a clear illustration and explanation of how PFO's are closed and interviews a woman that has had a significant reduction in her migraines after PFO closure "from about 25 migraines in a month to maybe four [...]

Recruit the right Physical Therapist as Your Stroke Coach


The multidimensional impact of a stroke requires physical therapists to be flexible and versatile with their treatment approaches, yet they should also be strong in communicating the reality of the training that will be required of their stroke patients. I tell my stroke patients that they must think of their rehab as preparing for the [...]

Bloggers abuzz about sex and stroke


WOW!- I know, I used the word sex and "the other "s" word" together- I can explain... I mentioned in my last post I’d be following up with more information on the emerging technologies available to enhance stroke rehabilitation outcomes. Well, this post as you can tell from the title is not about stroke rehab [...]

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 [...]

My new video demo shows you how to boost your nutrition for better health


Free-Video-Demo Be sure to visit my nutrition website.  I've just added a new video demo so you can have access to a new multimedia demonstration of my powerful nutrition coaching program. Learn how to quickly and easily balance your nutrition and create healthy customized meal plans that target your goals in three easy steps! See [...]

Free health resources to boost your Brain and Heart IQ


Want the latest tips for healthy living after a stroke or heart attack? Want to learn more about the latest research in stroke or heart attack recovery for survivors and caregivers? Two of the best subscriptions, in my opinion, you can get free for the asking that answer these questions and much more are listed [...]

Hockey Tribute to Jamie Coyle a Big Success


A tribute hockey tournament for Jamie Coyle took place at the Smithfield Ice Rink in RI over the weekend. Her coaches Henry Sherman, Charlie Stimson and Jim Hopgood talk of her recovery in this video. Click on the video to link to play the Providence Journal story by Glenn Osmundson.  On a personal note, it [...]

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