Tag Archives: affects of stroke

Driving After A Stroke: For the Survivor

Author: Peggy Gannon If you are a stroke survivor and did not read my last posting…do it now! The tips I wrote were more for family members, but you could benefit yourself from reading and taking them to heart. It is … Continue reading

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Neuroplasticity and The Brain After a Stroke

Authors: Rhonda Felice Hi I am Rhonda.  I am the Stroke Therapy Manager at Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital. Those studying rehabilitation are frequently asked questions about the types of therapies that should be included when treating a stroke patient. In neuroscience … Continue reading

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Exercise After Stroke

Author: Julie Schafer Hello! After completing formal physical therapy, have you wondered if it is important to keep exercising for months or even years after a stroke? The answer is YES!!! (I am sure you have heard this once or … Continue reading

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Stroke Awareness Month an Inspiration

Stroke Awareness Month has come and gone.  But the need for awareness and recovery continues. If you haven’t had a chance to see our “Faces of Stroke” Campaign, please take the time to do so.  The campaign features 8 stroke survivors of … Continue reading

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What Happens to Someone Who Has Had a Left Brain Stroke?

Author: Kathy Martin, Manager of the Brooks Clubhouse Greetings from the Brooks Clubhouse.  With a lot of help and support from Brooks Rehabilitation we were able to open the Clubhouse in 2008 to help meet the long term recovery needs … Continue reading

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