Spasticity: Loosen Up Spasticity is a post-stroke condition that can cause limited coordination and muscle movement and painful muscle spasms in your arms and legs. Stroke survivors identify spasticity as one of the top three most prevalent post-stroke conditions.

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American Heart Association World Stroke Day Source: Jade Harrell with Madelyn C. Alexander, Communications Director, American Heart Association, St. Louis. This World Stroke Day, the American Heart/Stroke Association is teaming up with the Microsoft Store to provide education around stroke risk factors and warning signs. At this event, we will show how technology can help…

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Spasticity Informational Video Over 12 million people worldwide experience the symptoms of spasticity. These symptoms include stiff and rigid muscles, muscle spasms, and or contractures, which are permanent deformities in the bones or muscles. Spasticity affects people with a variety of different conditions: stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury, cerebral palsy, and spinal cord injury.…

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ISC 2017 Presidential Address Nancy Brown, CEO of American Heart | American Stroke Association, introduces President Steven Houser, PhD, who gives the annual address to attendees at the International Stroke Conference in Houston, Texas. For more information, visit http://strokeconference.org/sciencenews

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The game follows one of the typical scenarios, when you join a writer in their journey along some story. This time you play as a young woman who is having troubles with being inspired for another book. Her husband suggests her going to Western Europe for a change, which all sounds …

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A domain name is an alias for an IP address. Now what is an IP address? An IP address is a numeric code that signifies where to look through the Internet for content. An example of an IP address would be 22.226.141.25. Rather than typing in a long and easily forgotten IP address, a domain…

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Fundraiser of the Year – Nick Cann Nick Cann, former Chief Executive of the Institute of Financial Planning (IFP), was delivering a lecture to students when he suddenly collapsed and was rushed to hospital. His family received the heart-breaking news that he’d had a major stroke which left him with severe communication problems. In the…

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Clot-busting Canadian drug most of the time help prevent a stroke if given promptly.  Also, many patients chose to get themselves to the hospital instead of calling an ambulance, “boosting the risk that they won’t get there in time to be able to take a clot-busting drug,” said study co-author Dr. Mary George, a medical…

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Q: I had a stroke 7 years ago. It was due to a blood clot in the brain. I am making a good recovery, but I am curious to know if acupuncture would benefit me. Tim A: Tim, the best time to get acupuncture for stroke is immediately afterwards – ideally while still in the…

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Ball position is as important in the putting stroke as it is in the full swing. This becomes clearly evident when you consider that a 300 yard drive counts just as much as a 5 foot putt. Therefore you have to ensure that your setup for a putt is correct so that you can hole…

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