NEVER “too young” to think about Stroke


Another young bright mind, Isaac Webber, is dismissed initially as being “too young” to have a stroke Here’s why we all might want to do a better job recognizing the stroke warning signs….at any age! Just posted this article on my Know Stroke site-Please Read and SHARE! THANK YOU !! Advertisements

Please Support Young Stroke Survivor Jamie Coyle’s Book


“The Luckiest Girl in the World” I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know Jamie Coyle over the past 6+ years since learning of her stroke in our local paper when she was just 12 years old.  Jamie was playing hockey when she had a stroke on the ice.    Initial delays in recognizing the stroke […]

Highlights from the AHA/ASA International Stroke Conference in LA


I returned earlier this week from the International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles with the PFO Research Foundation.  In addition to finding the weather absolutely perfect, it was exciting coming from conference and actually getting the news “live in LA” before Google and the news channels actually reported on it later that same evening.  Some […]

What You Need to Know about Stroke Recovery (you can learn from a 15 year old SURVIVOR)


How Do You Turn a Bad Situation into an Inspirational Message?   “Stroke Recovery is  not easy, but as Jamie Coyle and her friend Tedy Bruschi will say, you have to start by adopting an attitude to “Never Give Up”!  – DP Dansereau, Know-Stroke.org As a physical therapist one of my most important tasks is […]

Bruschi “Factor” could have Legendary Impact on Kids Stroke Awareness


“What impressed me the most about this story was what the students did on their own to help spread stroke awareness.” -David Dansereau for Know-Stroke.org It was argued recently on New England Sports Network (NESN.com) which sports figure in New England is the greatest.  With names like Bird, Orr, Williams, Bourque, Russell, Yaz and Brady […]