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[ARTICLE] Virtual reality stroke rehabilitation – hype or hope? - Full Text HTML

Background

People who have had a stroke frequently experience difficulty performing activities of daily living (ADL) due to a combination of physical, cognitive and perceptual problems (Mayo et al., 1999). 419 more words

Stroke

Further

When we got married, Doug sold his motorcycle and bought an almost new Dodge van. He promptly took the engine apart and proceeded to rebuild it in the living room, modifying it to run on propane as well as gas. 515 more words

Activities Of Daily Living

Dear Skinny Gossip

This is a follow-up to my previous article.

I’m touching upon the topic of Skinny Gossip again because, in standard Skinny-Gossip fashion, many of its members are trying to convince me Skinny Gossip is not pro-ana. 1,447 more words

Term vs Permanent Life -- Which Costs Less?

This short video compares Term life insurance with Whole or Universal life insurance. Keeping this in mind, there are Whole and Universal life insurance policies available that have long term care riders. 79 more words

Anything LTC

An OT from the ICU

Yesterday on my drive back home from school, I decided on the launch of this blog.

It’s been a month since the first day of my graduate program in Occupational Therapy (OT). 693 more words

Graduate School

[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

Upper Limb

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

Abstract

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

Stroke