When I started this blog in 2012 I thought my life was over and I said in this ‘About Me’ section that “I used to be a physical therapist.” Now, I’m back to work as a physical therapist with an ENTIRELY different perspective and treatment methods.
I had a massive stroke at the age of 30. It’s a lot more common for a young person to have a stroke than anyone thinks. I could’ve taken a continuing education course about strokes but I decided to have one instead. I’m getting a much better education this way.
There are a lot of things that can happen to your speech after a stroke. It depends on where in the brain you stroked, how long it was before treatment, the severity of the stroke, etc. Strokes are very individual. … Read More ›
I have a PFO. If you found this post by searching for PFO, then you know what it is. If you don’t know, PFO stands for patent foramen ovale. It is a ‘hole’ in the heart. The blood in the… Read More ›
I am of the opinion that one of the best things you can do for yourself after a stroke is buy a treadmill – if you can walk that is. If you can’t walk yet leave it to the rehab… Read More ›
Hi everyone! The story of my stroke begins a little over a year ago. I was at work as a physical therapist. I had a very promising career ahead of me as I had just become “Mckenzie certified” after only… Read More ›