Recovery

Elbow contracture

I was out today and saw something else that I think might be due to a stroke. This is not a gait pattern. It has to do with your arm. Commonly, after a stroke, the flexor muscles will be for… Read More ›

Eccentric Control

A search term on my blog recently was “what does eccentricity control?” Well, it can control having a somewhat strange personality, which I do, so I guess eccentricity controls my personality. But, when talking about muscle movement and what is… Read More ›

Circumduction

I was walking behind someone in a coffee shop today who displayed a telltale sign that he had either a stroke or another neurological injury affecting the legs. Or just one leg. What I saw was that when this guy… Read More ›

The Burden Store

My husband has been having some difficulty lately and at times I was not emotionally able to support him in the way that I would have preferred. And I felt terrible about it. We talked and he said to me… Read More ›

Synergy moment with Tremors

A search term on my blog recently was the title above “synergy movement with tremors.” I got all those things!! Synergistic movement occurs when (because of the signals coming down form your brain being all messed up) a group of… Read More ›