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1041487 tn?1256327719 t think you will find a single survivor that was told that this particular area in the brain was damaged. In my case i was told I had a stroke with obvious hemiplegia and hemiparetic affects, but I was never told that 2/3rds of my motor cortex was dead and all of my pre-motor cortex was dead. Without that knowledge no one can compare their stroke therapies to anyone elses.
Avatar n tn After a couple of days in the hospital, the result was the discovery of the previously undetected stroke and a recommended rehabilitation plan to that of a stroke. The key to me is that heat exhaustion triggered this lapse or acute stage of confusion and short term memory loss. My dad is under the care of a cognitive therapist and is scheduled to meet with a neuropsychologist later in September. Did your neuropsychologist consider the stroke/heat exhaustion connection?
Avatar n tn Emotional problems resulting from stroke can result from direct damage to emotional centers in the brain or from frustration and difficulty adapting to new limitations. Depression and emotional lability may also be observed. It is important to work with a team a rehabilitation team which may include the doctors, therapists and even psychologists to help deal with the emotional aspect of stroke. Complete recovery is unusual but not impossible.
Avatar f tn He is still very aware and conscious. Is there hope or rehabilitation for pons stroke patient and what advise can you give the family. He is being considered for home care facility.
Avatar m tn Hello Dear, Disability affects 75% of stroke survivors. Some of the physical disabilities that can result from stroke include paralysis, numbness, inability to perform movements, difficulties carrying out daily activities, appetite loss, speech loss vision loss, and pain.
Avatar f tn however your doctors will say they have no idea because the knowledge of stroke rehabilitation is so bad. usually the more cognitive a person is after a stroke the better the recovery because the survivor needs to understand what needs to be done to recover. They will tell you there is no cookbook approach to stroke rehabilitation, Every stroke and recovery is different. I would seriously challenge that assumption because it is the lazy way to answer a very serious question.
Avatar m tn If rehabilitation program is appropriately instituted, most of the stroke patients can regain maximum functions with appropriate therapy, training and support services. For coordinated rehabilitation program a team of a neurologist, a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist and a speech-language pathologist, a nutritionist work together to help you in your recovery.
Avatar m tn Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians (Physiatrists) ,Physical Therapists ,Speech Therapists and Occupational Therapists . This can be a very frustrating time for the patient as they become aware of their limitations from the stroke. Oftentimes, this is the period where anger or depression can set in. It's good to remember that with proper therapy, many or most skills can be relearned. There will be many experts to ease this transition.
Avatar f tn I am having difficulty with the centers we have contacted, although no one has outright turned him down, they just beat around the bush. His follow-up appt with his neuro surgeon is in 3 weeks.
Avatar n tn t write, such as age, severeness of stroke, and where it happened in the brain. A stroke is different to every person. That said, yes I believe there is a miracle for sure. I think that doctors tell you the worst scenario for legal problems. He can recover from this. A stroke is a trauma of the brain. Your brain starts to try and feel itself as soon as possible. It takes a long time, but it will happen. Have him drink a lot of water. Our brains are over 90% water. Drink alkaline water.
Avatar f tn Even if not always life-threatening, these complications can lead to prolonged hospitalization, delay in rehabilitation, poor functional outcomes, and increased costs of care.1–5 Acute neurological complications include brain edema, hemorrhagic transformation, recurrent stroke, seizure, and epilepsy.4,6 Psychiatric complications include depression, psychosis, confusion, and delirium.
Avatar m tn Hi,my 57 year old mother suffered a hemorrhagic stroke,she was pretty healty before this,but she does smoke.The doc said it was 4 cm and it was on her left side,her vision is affected and her capability to read. She was in the hospital 5 days,her blood pressure,blood work,everything looks good which is very weird!Other then that she was conscious all the time,no memory loss or anything like that. My question is why the docs didn't give her any medication while in the hospital or after?
Avatar f tn Unfortunately, rehabilitation is the only effective way to help the patient regain function to the possible extent and prevent from permanent losses. If rehabilitation program is appropriately instituted, most of the stroke patients can regain maximum functions with appropriate therapy, training and support services.
Avatar m tn She may or may not come out of it as her stroke has impacted her breathing. A neurologist treats this syndrome, but it is, from what I read, difficult to determine if it will happen if she will come out of it. I wish you the best.
1226884 tn?1272081604 I can understand your worrying concerns about post-stroke recovery. Unfortunately, rehabilitation is the only effective way to help the patient regain function to the possible extent and prevent from permanent losses. If rehabilitation program is appropriately instituted, most of the stroke patients can regain maximum functions with appropriate therapy, training and support services.
Avatar n tn Stroke rehabilitation should begin as soon after a stroke, the priority being stbilising medical condition and controlling life-threatening ones. it may include therapy for communication disorders helping you regain lost abilities to speak, write and comprehend. Exercises to improve motor skills, mobility training to use walker or canes,improve range of motion therapy includes exercises to help lessen spasticity, psychological evaluation and constraint induced therapy.
Avatar m tn If rehabilitation program is appropriately instituted, most of the stroke patients can regain maximum functions with appropriate therapy, training and support services. For coordinated rehabilitation program a team of a neurologist, a physiotherapist, an occupational therapist and a speech-language pathologist, a nutritionist work together to help you in your recovery.
Avatar n tn An noteworthy area of increased signal intensity in the left medial occipital lobe. There is no bleeding into the lesion on the gradient-echo study. The lesion is in the superior bank of the calcarin cortex and to a lesser extent into the parietal region, consistent with her inferior contralateral visual field loss. The area had increased signal intensity on the diffusion weighted image, but I do not see a similar dark area on the ADC map, raising curiosity that this area is somewhat older.
Avatar f tn In application of acupuncture therapy, it is crucial to determine the gravity of the disease (whether it is an attack on the zang-fu organs or on the meridians and luo-eonnecting channels), the current stage of the disease (onset. acute, recovery, or stroke rehabilitation) and finally the patients individual clinical specifications ( body constitution.tongue diagnosis, pulse diagnosis, etc.). The TCM natural treatment will do you a fovor. So why don't you try. Hope that i help.
Avatar m tn It was a hemorhaggic stroke. The Stroke is on the terminal of the brain. He is still unconcious until now. He is in the ICU. He does not respond to pain. What should we do. We have been praying and hoping that he will wake up.
Avatar n tn Rehabilitation during the hospital stay after stroke generally refers to all the measures taken to prevent a recurrent stroke and complications (in the hospital) while ensuring proper management of general health functions, mobilizing the patient, encouraging resumption of self-care activities, and providing emotional support to the patient and family. There might always be some residual impairment (neurological deficit) after the stroke.