Stroke survivors require hundreds to thousands of hours of therapy for the brain to restructure the synaptic connections needed to regain movement in an impaired arm or leg. That’s a lot of therapy. Sadly, many stroke survivors aren’t getting enough of it. That’s one of the reasons we will be offering a home version of … Continue reading “Breaking the 3 Barriers to Stroke Therapy”
Simply stated, Theratainment is the use of entertainment during therapeutic treatment. We here at Motus Nova make keen use of Theratainment to help clients stay focused on a fun task while using our therapeutic device. Why Theratainment? It Makes Stroke Therapy FunLet’s face it—stroke rehabilitation is tedious business. Any physical therapy is. If you’ve had … Continue reading “What is Theratainment?”
Fact sheet from the American Heart Association & American Stroke Association
Veterans who reside in rural areas often have limited access to rehabilitation services after sustaining a stroke. The VA Office of Rural Health stroke telerehabilitation project’s goal is to deliver in-home physical rehabilitation in an engaging, yet challenging personalized experience while increasing health care access to Veterans, especially those in under-served rural areas.
Population-based studies have revealed declining acute ischemic stroke (AIS) hospitalization rates in the United States, but no study has assessed recent temporal trends in race/ethnic-, age-, and sex-specific AIS hospitalization rates.