Even Tom Brady Needs Brain Exercises


How Tom Brady Trains His Brain Tom Brady was on this morning’s local Boston sports radio talk show “Dennis and Callahan” on WEEI, discussing the recent hit/concussion over the weekend that will now sideline former teammate Wes Walker again for the 3rd time in the last few seasons. While keeping to the discussion about brain […]

What caused Kris Letang’s stroke?


Kris Letang, 26, Pittsburg Penguins defensemen has stroke Pittsburg Penguins’s website reported today that Kris Letang will miss at least six weeks after having a stroke last week.  It stated that further testing on Letang revealed he also had… keep reading

Rhode Island Gets “Brain Power” Boost for Neuroscience Research


The George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience was recently established at the University of Rhode Island (URI) on November 14, 2013.  This new partnership will help boost the brain power of the  Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Program (INP) at URI  which gathers researchers and educators from a wide range of disciplines—faculty who work to pose and […]

Here’s Your Keys to Great Health in 2014


I Gave you the Right Keys.  Don’t tell me you are still putting in the wrong fuel! by David Dansereau,MSPT reprint from my ezine PTCHealth-E-News Would you put low-octane fuel in a high-performance race car? Would you feed cat food to a dog? Of course not!  But, it illustrates a point. Without the right fuel […]

The Countdown is on for our NEW Know-Stroke.org Members Site


-We are making the final connections- Our KNOW-STROKE.org launch countdown is “Officially” on… Get on our Ezine Subscription List or Get our Updates on our Facebook Page and learn when we flip the switch (or just hang out here if you want to watch the timer!)

Tragic case of Death by Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO) in a Young Soccer Player


This tragedy once again points to the need for better heart and cardiovascular screening and awareness of congenital heart defects in our young athletes. – David Dansereau,MSPT  know-stroke.org As reported in the March 2013 Journal of Invasive Cardiology  (J INVASIVE CARDIOL 2013;25(3):162-164) Abstract: A 34-year-old male patient was referred for primary percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-segment […]

“Upload” more Brain Power? Is this the future of Stroke Rehab/Recovery ?


While researching emerging technologies for brain recovery as part of my new book, I started following the work that the MIT Media Lab is doing especially the work of Ed Boyden a biological engineer and brain and cognitive scientist.   If you have the time go watch the video he did for TED below, this is […]

Many Stroke Patients Discontinue Meds After 3 Months


“These stroke meds are critical for many survivors to help prevent secondary stroke.  What’s going on here with almost a 25% non compliance rate?” – DP Dansereau, MS,PT  for know-stroke.org According to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center  at least a quarter of patients who have suffered a stroke […]

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 […]