Walk Across Kansas Hopes to Raise Awareness & Money for Stroke Research

Walk Across Kansas Hopes to Raise Awareness & Money for Stroke Research Physical Therapist Sandra Billinger, Ph.D., whose research focuses on the benefits of exercise after strokes, will walk 570 miles across the entire state of Kansas this month in support of research to study the impact of physical activity in the recovery of strokes…

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An Amazing, Emotional Recovery From Stroke

An Amazing, Emotional Recovery From Stroke “Those first steps were unbelievable. There were a lot of people there, because I’d been there for so long, who were routing for me. I almost had to stop because I was crying so hard. Everybody was crying,” says Renown Rehabilitation Hospital Stroke Patient, Steve Valenzuela. Valenzuela, a resident…

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Men Living Alone Have Greater Risk of Dying Prematurely Due After Stroke

Men Living Alone Have Greater Risk of Dying Prematurely Due After Stroke Men who live alone have a considerably greater long-term risk of dying prematurely than other patients. As part of the Sahlgrenska Academy Study on Ischemic Stroke (SAHLSIS), Swedish researcher Petra Redfors examined the long-term prognosis for 1,090 victims of ischemic stroke before the…

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Stroke Education – Causes and Effects

Stroke Education – Causes and Effects This video covers the following topics: “What is a stroke?”, “Signs and Symptoms of Stroke”, “Risk Factors”, “Effects of Stroke”, “Preventing Complications” and “Recovery”

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