NEOFECT Blog
Jul 11, 2019
How Can I Regain Hand Function After a Stroke?
Spinal Cord Injury
Difference Between a Complete Spinal Cord Injury and Incomplete Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal cord injuries can happen in a variety of ways, whether that’s through a traumatic injury or a disease acquired at birth or later in life. These types of injuries result in damage to the spinal cord. The spinal cord doesn’t have to be cut in order to have a loss of function.
Traumatic brain injury
The NEOFECT Smart Glove Helps Thomas with his Traumatic Brain Injury Recovery
For people that have suffered from a traumatic brain injury or a stroke, repetition is very important. The NEOFECT Smart Glove helps Thomas Jorza exercise his right arm every day.
stroke rehab device
How to Determine the Best at Home Stroke Rehab Device to Use
Once you or a loved one is released from the hospital after having a stroke and are back home it is important to start thinking about how to best continue your post stroke rehabilitation program.
Robotic Hand
Is Biofeedback or a Robotic Hand Better for Rehabilitation After Stroke: a Therapist's Perspective
A stroke is caused by either a blockage of a blood vessel or bleeding in or around the brain, which results in a lack of oxygen to the brain and the death of brain cells. The residual physical effects of the loss of brain cells will depend on the area of the brain that was affected.
Left Sided Neglect
What is Left Neglect and How Can I Treat it?
Left sided neglect is defined as impaired awareness of stimuli on one side of the body, despite not having any sensory loss to that side of the body.
Fall Prevention
Fall Prevention Techniques for Stroke Survivors
Stroke survivors are three times more likely to fall at home after having a stroke than the general population.
Congenital Stroke
NEOFECT Smart Glove Helps Congenital Stroke Survivor Janet
NEOFECT Smart Glove user Janet suffered a congenital stroke when she was an infant. Janet went through therapy as a youth, took some time off, returning to therapy as an adult to take control of her body once again.
Spasticity
How Can I Improve Spasticity After a Spinal Cord Injury?
Spasticity is the overexcitability of a muscle in response to movement. It’s a hyper exaggerated stretch reflex.
Spinal Cord Injury
Why Home Exercise Programs Are Important After Sustaining a Spinal Cord Injury
Home exercise programs are particularly important for people with spinal cord injury, not only to increase function and maximize recovery, but to prevent further physical limitations.
Stroke Rehab
How the NEOFECT Smart Glove Stroke Rehab Device Aids in Stroke Recovery
The NEOFECT Smart Glove is a stroke rehab device to help stroke survivors regain functionality in their hands and arms.
Stroke Prevention
How Can I Prevent Having Another Stoke?
More than 795,000 people in the United States have a stroke every year. About 185,00 of these strokes happen to people who have had a previous stroke.
Hemiplegia
NEOFECT Smart Kids Helps Children with Hemiplegia
John was diagnosed with hemiplegia at the age of 11. His father came across the NEOFECT Smart Kids device on YouTube.
Signs of Stroke for Men
What are the Early Warning Signs of Stroke in Men?
Both men and women can suffer from a stroke. However, men exhibit different warning signs than woman do.
stroke recovery stories
Stroke Recovery Story - Stroke Survivor Annie
Home exercise programs are crucial for stroke recovery but can be discouraging when not seeing immediate results. Annie was in her late 20’s when she suffered a stroke and faced an uphill battle to regain usage of her right arm.
Stroke
How can I Prevent Hand Contracture After a Stroke?
Contracture is another name for extreme stiffness in the muscles, joints, or connective tissue. It is an advanced form of spasticity. Many stroke survivors suffer from a large amount of spasticity in their affected hand, which can lead to a clenched fist.