David Dansereau, MSPT for Know-Stroke.org According to a recent study published in Stroke, a journal of the American Stroke Association (ASA), and summarized on September 26,1019 in Stroke News Release by the AHA/ASA, a walking speed of more than 3 feet per second (or just over 2 miles per hour) was a critical threshold […]
Transient ischemic attack (TIA, Mini-Stroke): A neurological event with the signs and symptoms of a stroke, but which go away within a short period of time. A mild stroke or a TIA is a warning and should not be ignored! “What Should I Do?” Take Immediate Action! A Glenn, your question posted in our comments about a […]
As originally published in 27 Sep 2018 issue of Stroke. Vagus Nerve Stimulation Paired With Upper Limb Rehabilitation After Chronic Stroke- A Blined Randomized Pilot Study STROKEAHA.118.022279 A new pilot study found that vagus nerve stimulation (VNS), in addition to regular rehabilitation therapy, can double the rate of recovery for stroke patients. Important Safety Note: Implanting a […]
The Apple Watch 4 that was revealed earlier this week at the latest Apple Event will include electrocardiogram testing, often referred to as an ECG. This test is how medical professionals check the electricity in a patient’s heart. With this new innovation, Apple has demonstrated they are making a big move into marketing the smartwatch […]
They say no one runs Boston alone. As the world’s oldest and most prestigious distance event the Boston Marathon terrain presents a tremendous challenge even on an ideal running day. This 122nd running was certainly not ideal and Mother Nature made the ups and downs of the hilly terrain mile after mile even more challenging […]
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Sometimes when you speak the truth it can get you in trouble. Let me explain. I’ve been digging a little deeper lately trying to get some answers to the ongoing question of PFO, septal occluders and exercise. Completely for my own benefit of course, but if you have been following my posts you know […]