Stronger After Stroke: Your Roadmap to Recovery

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Createspace Independent Pub, 2010 - Medical - 376 pages
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Written for stroke survivors, their caregivers, and loved ones, Stronger After Stroke presents a new and more effective treatment philosophy that is startling in its simplicity: stroke survivors recover by using the same learning techniques that anyone uses to master anything. Basic concepts are covered, including: Repetition of task-specific movements; Proper scheduling of practice; Challenges at each stage of recovery; Setting goals and recognizing when they have been achieved Stronger After Stroke puts the power of recovery in your hands by providing simple to follow instructions for reaching the highest possible level of healing.

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User Review  - justablondemoment - LibraryThing

Pretty good book. While it was informative, it was not what I was after. It was more exercises and techniques used for rehabilitation. This would be an excellent book for someone who is a caregiver of someone who is in need of this. Read full review

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User Review  - Allan - Goodreads

This book is for someone that is suffering from physical limitations from a stroke, and is well written for its audience. I am primarily interested in the recovery from aphasia and apraxia, which are not covered well in this book. Read full review

About the author (2010)

Peter G. Levine is the director of SynapsTogether and the author of The Stroke Recovery Blog ("Stronger After Stroke" Blog). Since the late 1990s Pete has been a researcher focused on stroke recovery. He started as a Research Associate at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation in the late 1990s. He was also the Co-Director of the RehabLab and continues with the RehabLab (now at Ohio State University Medical Center) as a consultant. Pete communicates what he's learned in research through his blog, magazine and journal articles, numerous talks on stroke recovery and his book, "Stronger After Stroke".

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