NEOFECT Blog
Nov 21, 2019
Stroke Lingo: Part 1
stroke recovery and rehabilitation
Tips on How to Choose the Best NEOFECT Device for People With Stroke
NEOFECT rehabilitation devices close the gap between what we know from current stroke research and what is happening in actual life.
stroke recovery and rehabilitation
How Can I Increase My Shoulder Strength and Decrease Pain After a Stroke?
It is important to start doing therapeutic exercises as soon as your doctor clears you to after a stroke. Many people may experience shoulder weakness which can lead to shoulder pain.
stroke survivor story
Stroke Recovery Stories - Patricia's Story
While cooking dinner at age 48, Patricia Smith felt a funny feeling go up her arm. After disregarding it and having it happen several more times, she knew that something was wrong.
stroke recovery and rehabilitation
How to Quickly Recover After Stroke
Stroke recovery is different for every person. After someone survives a stroke their recovery starts day one and can continue for several years. The severity of the stroke impacts how a person’s recovery will go.
hypertension
Why is Maintaining a Healthy Blood Pressure Important?
Maintaining a healthy blood pressure is very important because the higher your blood pressure is the higher your chances of having health issues are. All of your body's important organs, such as your brain and heart, receive nutrients and oxygen through your blood flow.
stroke recovery stories
Stroke Recovery Stories - Using Smart Glove for E-Stim
After experiencing a stroke, Glen was searching for alternative therapy options after he ran out of resources with his outpatient rehabilitation. The Smart Glove resonated with him because this at-home stroke rehabilitation device reinforces exercises and habits that stimulate Neuroplasticity.
stroke recovery and rehabilitation
Are There Treatments For Numbness After a Stroke?
Many stroke survivors experience numbness in their affected limbs. This makes it very hard for stroke survivors to be functional with their affected limbs. Luckily, stroke survivors have the ability to overcome the numbness.
Stroke Symptoms
What Are the Early Warning Signs of a Stroke?
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
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.