Setting Smart Stroke Recovery Goals in 2010


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Stroke Prevention begins with knowing your blood pressure


Stroke Prevention Guidelines: posted by David Dansereau for know-stroke.org It doesn’t have to be May (Stroke Awareness Month) to review this list of important (and potentially life saving) guidelines: 1. Know your blood pressure. Have it checked at least annually. If it’s elevated, work with your doctor to keep it under control. Having high blood […]

Crack a chest vs. close a PFO percutaneously- should insurance decide??


Many stroke survivors report they are “waiting in fear for another possible stroke” while insurance companies deny treatment.   This is by far the most common emotion that most stroke survivors share with me while they angrily battle their insurance companies.  Here’s another recent post to know-stroke.org that illustrates this frustration… Jen writes- “So I […]

Do you get my Health-E-News Ezine with tips for stroke survivors?


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 […]

Lower Body Conditioning after a Stroke: It’s Still Your Job


By David Dansereau for Stroke Smart Magazine Stroke rehabilitation therapies and modalities for lower-extremity training have indeed advanced in recent years with improved technology. Many of these advances are being driven by what researchers are learning about brain recovery and neuroplasticity. Physical therapists that embrace this concept for stroke recovery now develop rehabilitation protocols and […]

26.2 has been the only number on my mind


 Original post from my newsletterOne Goal Down: Here’s MY Boston Marathon Resultsby: David Dansereau One Body Health and Smart Moves Internet Publishing26.2 miles…4 hrs. 52 min. 24 sec.6,356 calories burned~102 oz. Gatorade consumedCrossing the finish line in Boston….PRICELESS.Thank You!There are many paths to the Boston Marathon, but every path makes you part of history. My path […]

Get clear on your goals


In about an hour I’ll be speaking to over 1000 middle school students in N. Attleboro,MA about stroke awareness. This has been a long week, trying to fit in marathon training, family, work and fundraising, but I’m pumped to do this talk. The teachers asked me to send over a quick intro the students could […]

TodayinPT.com – Heart of the Matter


Barbara Marquand interviewed me recently for an article which appeared in this month’s Today in PT Magazine. Here’s the link for more info on understanding the PFO-Stroke link.  Read the full article Making progress towards The Oprah Show by David Dansereau Article from Today in PT magazine Last month I reported to you that I […]

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 […]