Stronger After Stroke: Your Roadmap to Recovery

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ReadHowYouWant.com, 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  - Mrs.Stansbury - LibraryThing

My Step-Mom had a stroke a few short years ago which prompted me to pick up this book. I found the book very helpful in understanding what stroke does to a body & mind, and also presents the method ... Read full review

Contents

Recovery Hints and Tricks
34
Safeguarding the Recovery Investment
75
Cool Treatment Options
107
Elements of Exercise Essential to Recovery
158
Recovery Strategies
181
Spasticity Control and Elimination
219
Recovery Fuel
241
Recovery Machines
270
Resources
295
About the Author
329
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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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