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TENS Machine for Stroke Recovery

TENS Machine for Stroke Recovery

Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation (TENS) is widely used in pain treatment, but it is also a tool that physical and occupational therapists may employ as a strategy to help stroke survivors recover their motor skills. (1). This small machine generates an...

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Dysphagia After A Stroke

Dysphagia After A Stroke

Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, is a very common and often serious complication that can occur after a stroke. It happens when the muscles involved in the swallowing process are weakened or paralyzed due to damage in the area of the brain that is responsible for...

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Brunnstrom 7 Stages of Stroke Recovery

Brunnstrom 7 Stages of Stroke Recovery

Physical and occupational therapists often employ a variety of approaches when treating a stroke survivor to recover their motor skills. The Brunnstrom Approach, developed by Swedish physical therapist Signe Brunnstrom in the 1960s, is a widely recognized and...

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Confabulation After Stroke

Confabulation After Stroke

What Is Confabulation After A Stroke? Confabulation is a cognitive phenomenon observed in some stroke survivors and individuals with neurological conditions. It involves the fabrication of seemingly remembered memories, perceptions, or narratives, to fill in gaps in...

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Amygdala Damage After Stroke

Amygdala Damage After Stroke

Stroke survivors should be aware of amygdala damage because it can have significant implications for their emotional well-being, social interactions, and overall quality of life. This article discusses the impact of amygdala damage from a stroke and what types of...

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