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[ARTICLE] Assessment of Real-World Upper Limb Activity in Adults with Chronic Stoke

Abstract

Hemiparesis is a common motor impairment following stroke that leads to disability. The goal of stroke-related physical rehabilitation is to reduce the severity of motor-related disability in hopes that improved motor capacity (i.e. 483 more words

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[ARTICLE] Effects of Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation (NMES) on Hand Function in Stroke Patients

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Background

Motor dysfunction after stroke is a major reason which disables a person in performing activities of daily living (ADL). During the process of natural recovery affected upper limb and lower limb recovers but recovery of the hand function often remains incomplete and can lead to a major disability for a person. 154 more words

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California Senate Moves To Limit Medi-Cal Estate Recovery

The California senate has unanimously advanced a bill (SB 33) to limit the amount of assets that California can recoup from deceased Medi-Cal beneficiaries, the  24 more words

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Therapeutic interventions for dementia

I have written often about the value of positive psychosocial and non pharmacological interventions for dementia, including listing the numerous ones I personally use almost every day.  1,275 more words

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[ARTICLE] Effects of mental practice on stroke patients’ upper extremity function and daily activity performance - Full Text HTML

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The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of mental practice on stroke patients’ upper extremity function and activities of daily living (ADL). 332 more words

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You Don’t Want to Be Old in These States

LOCKHART, Texas—The call from the nursing home came just before dawn, jolting Martha Sherwood awake.

During the night, fire ants had swarmed over her 85-year-old mother, injecting their stinging venom into Natalie Sealy’s face, arms, hands and chest. 149 more words

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