Stroke after a fall

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Avatar n tn My partner, aged 59, had a TIA (minor stroke) this week after playing a five set game of squash and ended up in hospital. He also had a stroke 20 years ago. He's much better now although tired. He's a fitness maniac and is saying he still intends to play squash regularly (and he plays to quite a high standard so it's not pit pat stuff). I'm concerned that this is too strenuous for him and that he should be considering gentler sports such as tennis, bicycling, the gym etc.
1316973 tn?1313257227 after biking, fell on my face-- a whiplash-like injury.
1116010 tn?1280021252 I am sooooo stupid...just after our good news on Mon, I took a huge fall in the driveway. Sent me for just a precautionary u/s and found a subchorionic hemmorage. Damn it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I can't bear to lose this baby!
1346447 tn?1327862572 8 Fear of falling, balance problem, complex tasks can not be performed. Fears more while passing through narrow space, After initial first fall lost confidence severely. Second fall on bottom caused some pain in thigh bone due to which exercises were suspended. Three fall on the bed . Possibility of hip fracture. Sixth fall created problem of spine-pain and stiffness increased. Seventh fall-noproblem(on 12th June).
Avatar n tn my mom who is 77 fell today on her side and hit her head on the floor too ( which was carpeted) her arms and legs started twitching sporadically after the fall. She has a slight bump on her head and her pupils are not dialated..what can be causeing the twitching?
1092670 tn?1257765030 i have the same pains today has i have had the last 17 months pain right side head to toe knee groin froot pain constant left leg and right leg go numb after short walks and sitting to long.
1478333 tn?1287401534 But even this worked only for female residents of nursing facilities and other long-term care facilities two or more years after suffering a stroke. “The effectiveness of vitamin D in fall prevention in all people with stroke has not yet been determined,” Bachelor explained.
Avatar n tn Grandma is in the hospital after having a stroke last night.
Avatar n tn Grandma is in the hospital after having a stroke last night.
Avatar n tn Grandma is in the hospital after having a stroke last night.
1700686 tn?1307049594 My father (70) had a hemorrhagic stroke four days ago. He has completely lost control and is unable to move his left side (leg and arm) but has no other effect (ex. no speech or cognitive issues). I am sure he will start physical therapy soon but I am desperately trying to find out more information about his recovery. In particular, is there any cases or information on the recovery probabilities of his arm and leg? Thank you for your help...
Avatar f tn My boyfriend of 3 years suffered a stroke late November 07 after surviving cancer, he was 29. The doctors said the damage in my boyfriend's brain is permanent, the stroke was not severe enough to handicap him but it has affected his memory and mental capacity. They are unsure if he'll ever recover his memory fully. He is recovering slowly but still has trouble remembering people including me.
Avatar m tn Given OK to resume swimming. Ice after.
Avatar n tn His stroke has left him with a left side deficit and balance issues. He uses a walker but falls from time to time. When he does fall he cannot get back up as he has no core strength. He also has a foot drop on his left side from a bad back surgery and two bad shoulders with torn rotator cuffs (inoperable). How can we help him build up his core strength? Does anyone know of a really good physical therapist in the Littleton, Co. area that could help us out?
Avatar f tn Husband suffered heat stroke in the fall. Since then he had neurological issues; halo affect headache with one particular painful spot on right top side of the head slightly behind the ear, left side numbness, excessive fatigue, left sided visual / spatial issues especially when moving or looking to the left and occasional spastic movements of the left arm. There are also cognitive issues as if he is searching for words and some confusion with directions though speech is fine.
Avatar n tn My Mom had a stroke (TIA) eight years ago. The only residual effect diagnosed was vision which was a reduction in peripheral vision. She has had a recurring incident that varies in frequency. We assume it is stroke related, but, it may not be. For the past three years it has significantly intensified in the fall. She is 84 and lives independently. What she experiences, she has difficulty describing.
Avatar n tn My mother 81 had internal hemoraige in the abdomin after a fall, she was taking blood thinners at the time, she had major surgery to stop the bleeding 7 days ago,three days after the surgery she had a basel ganglia stroke due to loss of blood. 3 days after her stroke she began to speak when asked a question. When stimulated or incouraged, she will open her eyes, speak,move her tong,she can move her left side, but very poorly on the right.
Avatar n tn I am a 40 year old female who had a stroke 2 months ago and found out I had a large PFO, MY stroke converted from a ischemic stroke to hemmorrhagic after recieving tpa. I was sent home without blood thinners because after 2 doses in the hospital I began bleeding again. I am lucky enough to not have any remaining problems except mild left arm weakness. The Plan is to have the PFO closed when my insurance company realizes this what I need(another story).
745759 tn?1232870315 Today i find out i have had a stroke some time between DEC 8th mri and DEC 30th mri and that kinda scared me and now they say also that an angiogram might be masked for results cause dr put me on the steroids started givimg me blood thinners did a trans echo cardiogram with bubble test
2055880 tn?1330534668 He then stepped down to a regular room for about a week. After that he was sent to a short term rehab that could only keep him for about 3 weeks. We were told he needed more rehab that we needed to admit him to a nursing home facility with sub-acute care. He is now in there (very short staffed). He is able to talk but has no short term memory. He is also a fall risk so his bed has to go out into the hall every night for him to sleep. His living will states DNR, DNI and no feeding tube.
Avatar f tn I am not sure what you mean by eyes constricted—if this means you have tunnel vision or constricted vision then this can be due to optic nerve damage caused by glaucoma, high internal eye pressure, retinal detachment, occlusion of blood supply as in eye stroke, optic neuritis, and optic nerve edema. Tunnel vision is also possible after a history of head injury, concussion, brain damage and stroke. Hence it is important to first consult an eye specialist and then a neurologist. Take care!
Avatar n tn ve had to walk very cautiously as I continue to feel a weakness in my knees. I had exercised at a fitness center a few days earlier and may have over done on leg presses. I later had some back pain and spasms. Not sure if this could be related. Also, suffered a mild heart attack last december and am on vasotec, lipitor and plavix but had suspended the plavix for a few days because of an impending diagnostic procedure. Is it possible that this could have caused some dizziness?
1110049 tn?1409402144 When I had a stroke on 17th June my face dropped on one side. i had a bleed on left side of my brain. My left side is weak and I find talking difficult. I was taken to hospital straight away, and spent nearly two weeks there. That was 8 weeks ago. i have been struggling. My speech hardly improved, and now i have lost my voice, but that may not be due to the stroke. my walking not too bad, but cannot use my left arm and hand.
Avatar n tn I do not know your stroke risk factors, but your symptoms are atypical for stroke as it does not fit a typical distribution, however it does not necessarily mean you didn't have a stroke. If the stroke is very small, it may not show up on a CT scan. In these cases, an MRI is usually better. The episode of Left facial numbness is the most worrisome of the episodes.
Avatar f tn I want to know if anyone has gotten pregnant after a stroke and how it went for you? Oh and after my stroke all I think about most of the time is of the stroke, having another stroke, or dying due to a stroke. I guess I am traumatized now. Does anyone else suffer from this?
524020 tn?1223161005 I found out yesterday that a close friend of mine had a mini stroke. I went to see him in the hospital, he was still in ED, his speach was slurred, right sided weakness, but the Dr's were hopeful, and lhe seemed to be doing very well.......untill today. I went back to the hopital to see him. He can barely talk, he is only swallowing thickened liquids, he can't walk, or even move the right side of his body. The dr now says he had a full blow stroke. His whole life is turned upside down.
Avatar n tn Migraines can be difficult to treat after a stroke. The fact that you still suffer from headaches is still a bad picture. I had a major stroke 5 years ago and still suffer from headaches with some severe migraines. If you're having headaches at least 14 days a month, then you would qualify for Botox injections which gave me amazing relief from my 24/7 severe migraines. How long do your nerve block injections work?
Avatar n tn My 88 year old mother had a right brain side stoke after surgery to repair a broken hip and wrist. She is healing quite well from the surgeries and is even able to stand with help during her rehabilitation, but she is constantly sleepy and slips into a religious rambling and looking for Jesus in the halls, and in her room. It comes at any time and for no apparent reason, she could be waking up or just sitting and resting, with or without company in the room.