Stroke Diagnosis And Treatment Overview

Acupuncture for Stroke Recovery

Acupuncture for Stroke Recovery

Although the research on acupuncture for stroke recovery is inconclusive, some evidence suggests that it may help improve spasticity and swallowing. If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you may be well aware that the road to recovery after...

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Cerebellar Stroke

A cerebellar stroke causes balance and vision problems and may result in short-term swelling of the brain. A stroke involving the cerebellum is one of the least common types of stroke, accounting for less than 2% percent of all strokes. However,...

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What Is a Carotid Doppler Test?

A carotid Doppler test determines if the arteries in your neck are blocked by fatty plaque. This non-invasive test is a strong predictor of future stroke. The carotid Doppler test, or carotid ultrasound, is a non-invasive test that uses sound waves...

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Experimental Medical Treatment

Learn about the pros and cons of getting experimental medical treatment, and about how you can find out where to get medications under research. If you could choose the most cutting-edge medical cure, would you want to?When the reality of a serious...

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How Stroke Is Treated

Identifying a stroke early is the key to the most effective treatment. Learn about emergency and systemic treatment and rehabilitation for strokes. Stroke treatment is about halting the potential problems that a stroke can cause before the damage is...

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An Overview of Spinal Cord Strokes

A spinal cord stroke, called a spinal cord infarct, is an uncommon problem with serious long-term consequences. Learn more about it. If you or a loved one have been told that you have had a spinal cord infarct, you most likely do not know what to...

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Physical Therapy at Home After Stroke

Physical therapy at home after stroke can help improve strength and mobility to return to your previous level of function. See what to expect. If you have had a stroke, also known as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), then you may benefit from...

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What to Know About Telehealth for Stroke

Telehealth services allow for the delivery of healthcare solutions through technology, improving care for people who have had a stroke. Telehealth is increasingly being used to treat strokes at all stages of the recovery and rehabilitation process....

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