Therapy should be fun!

This story is an excellent example of how therapy should be enjoyable!   The man featured in this story is recovering from two strokes.  The dance instructor had both hips replaced.  No matter what your problem is, find a way to continue

Treating high blood pressure

There are factors that you can not control in regards to your blood pressure – your age, ethnicity or family history.  But there here are 3 simple things you can start doing right away to lower your pressure. Exercise.  If your body

Behaviors for Stroke Prevention

The following are things that you can control to lessen your chance of having a stroke. Control your blood pressure.  Maintain close communication with your doctor to determine if you need medication.  Lifestyle changes, such as exercise, weight loss, dietary changes can

May is Stroke Awareness Month!

There are an estimated 7,000,000 stroke survivors in the U.S. over age 20. Approximately 795,000 strokes will occur this year, one occurring every 40 seconds, and taking a life approximately every four minutes. Stroke can happen to anyone at any time, regardless of

Rehab after a brain injury or stroke

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to recover from a brain injury or severe stroke?  Many people don’t understand the intensity of the work that goes into a person’s recovery.  There are three types of therapy needed.  Physical therapy helps a