About Me: Male, 58, minneapolis, MN, member since Jul 2007
Stroked on May 21, 2006 just after coming back from a strenuous whitewater canoeing trip on the Dog River in Ontario, drove 12 hours to get back home.Collapsed on the bedroom floor the next morning, called for my wife to help me get up but she was already on the phone d
[More]ialing 911 and answering the questions; high blood pressure, smoking, drugs, overweight. No to all of them. Got tPA within the hour but still ended up paralyzed on the left side, My ER doc said I had a tear in my carotid artery that clotted and then let go, possibly from the trip I was just on but more likely just a fluke( see journal for what it really was). Three weeks in the hospital. Problems with tone/spasticity
Just a quick note to say hi! hey i was just wondering how you r doing and to let you know my husband suffered another stroke and now his speach is gone again all the work we have done with the walking and excersice we have to start allover again i justhope he get him for christmas have a safe and nerry christmas to you and your family :)
Has anybody in this forum disccussed the authenticity of the vasodilation treatment Dr. William Hannesfahr has come up with to aid stroke recovery? it is discussed in a book I read called peeling the onion. his clinic is called hannnesfahr neurological institute in Clearwater Florida. his claims are ridiculous I smell quackery but wanted to see if this was a topic ever discussed in this forum
Just a quick note to say hi! I saw the photos and you're right, they are informative. I still have pain (spasticty?) in my neck which I now think is the trapizus. I'm debating purchasing the book. Thanks!
Just a quick note to say hi! That book sounds interesting. It would help to visualize - if I knew what to visualize - what muscles I'm working. As far as the weights go, I started at 5 lbs and now I'm at ten. My arm does get shaky but I'm trying to keep at it.
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