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 [...]

Fight For Seven


Here’s the latest update on young stroke survivor Jamie Coyle. According to the latest website post, Jamie had a good weekend and has made some great progress already. She is scheduled to begin rehabilitation at Spaulding Rehab in Boston this week. Follow this new link http://www.fightfor7.com/ to read about Jamie and see how you can [...]

Please help young stroke survivor Jamie Coyle


While I was reading through the Valley Breeze newspaper earlier today, the story of 13 year old Jamie Coyle jumped out at me. I learned from the article Jamie is one of the top young female hockey players in Rhode Island and just like Tedy Bruschi and myself, she apparently suffered a stroke from a [...]

2008 Falmouth Road Race Results


One final thank you and update to everyone who sponsored me this past Sunday for the Falmouth Road Race: I had a finishing time of 1:02:56 and placed 2,671 out of 10,000+ runners. I improved my time over last year by 7 minutes! This strong finish, along with the encouragement of other Tedy's Team teammates [...]

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