Posts Tagged ‘stroke’
Senior Rehab Due to Shoveling Snow?
How could a senior adult end up in hospital or rehab due to shoveling snow? Quite easily, unfortunately. The combination of weather factors and health factors could put a person into senior rehab due to shoveling snow. Snow seems like such a pure, innocent material. It’s soft, white and comes down, oh, so quietly.…Read More
Hand Exercises for Stroke Survivors – it’s in Your Hands
What is the importance of doing hand exercises for stroke survivors? The importance of early activity in limbs that were affected by a stroke, has been proven by studies. Usually, a stroke survivor will learn how to exercise an affected hand with the help of a physical and/or occupational therapist. Therapists will teach ways…Read More
Avoiding Second Stroke – Watch Your Blood Pressure
New research underlines the importance of taking your blood pressure medicine to avoid a second stroke. Stroke risk is one of the most pressing senior health issues. HealthDay News reported on July 29, 2019, on a study that found the risk of having a second stroke was reduced by about 20% when blood pressure was…Read More