Interview with Dr. Carolyn Brown, Founder of StrokeOT


Dr Brown first assisted us with the Next Step Forward Program back in May 2020. Dr Brown is a clinically certified occupational therapist with over 25 years experience in neurological and orthopedic rehabilitation and is the founder of StrokeOT.org

Know Stroke Podcast S2E2


Season for Change About this episode:  Listen to S2E2 Here https://www.buzzsprout.com/1751132/9338329 Co-Founders of EnableUs and Co-Hosts of the Know Stroke Podcast Michael Garrow and David Dansereau recap “In the News” this past week and discuss more great media coverage on music therapy and how things continue rocking and rolling for MedRhythms. A few days after …

Nutrition, The Gut and Stroke


Link found between gut microbes and stroke New findings from Cleveland Clinic researchers show for the first time that the gut microbiome impacts stroke severity and functional impairment following stroke.  Date:June 16, 2021 Source:Cleveland Clinic Summary: New findings show that the gut microbiome impacts stroke severity and functional impairment following stroke. The results lay the …

#WorldStrokeDay KnowStroke!


Make time today on World Stroke Day to learn about stroke from a few of our inspiring stroke thrivers in our Team EnableUs Community! Check out this great video by our cofounder reflecting back on some of the their stories from 2020! From Michael https://youtu.be/c-pjQXWNjw4 From David Learn more from my latest blog post on …

Bright Minds Still at Risk by Not Knowing about All Stroke Warning Signs


  I just posted an update on our EnableUs blog about the importance of knowing the stroke warning signs and early stroke education.  https://www.enable4us.com The post was in response to new data from the American Heart/Stroke Association’s  Stroke Journal Report  (released October 26th) which revealed nearly one in three young adults in the US still …

Don’t put off vital stroke and cardiovascular care!


Doctors Warn Not To Ignore Signs Of Heart Attack, Stroke Amid Coronavirus Pandemic WBZ Ch 4 Boston highlighted a disturbing trend earlier this week that area hospitals are reporting- “Doctors say they have seen a dramatic decrease in the number of stroke, heart attack, and other patients who would normally fill emergency departments.” Next Step …

Results of Apple Heart Study Promising, but are Cardiologists Convinced?


-post by David Dansereau Know-Stroke.org Apple Heart Study Results Released Stanford Medicine published its long-awaited research on the Apple Heart Study, which represents one of the largest research efforts of its kind that relies on consumer devices to better understand human health.  The research, published on Wednesday in the New England Journal of Medicine, looked …

Dogs save owner having a stroke


Ring doorbell captures the dogs escape as they run to alert a neighbor for help The power of our pets! Great story which appeared in the news today of a quick response and good outcome as everyone, including the stroke survivors dogs, acted FAST!   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbgBLAippDM   Learn more about Ring Doorbells on Amazon    

Know-Stroke.org Announcement: New Member Services Site Launching Soon!


Stroke Awareness | Recovery | Rehabilitation Resources Launching April 1st  Featuring: All new webinars, keynotes, research opportunities and a new stroke telerehab platform for home stroke recovery!  

Another PFO trial shows evidence of better outcomes for stroke patients following PFO closure


The findings support results of several trials and suggest that patients with a higher-risk #PFO are likely to benefit from a pfo closure device. According to findings presented at the 67th American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session,  patients who received a medical device to close a patent foramen ovale (PFO) after a stroke fared better …