Rehab

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 ›

Tendonitis

A recent search term was “can a stroke cause tendonitis? Answer:  Abso-freakin-lutely and also…..NO! Let me explain. A stroke itself cannot cause tendonitis, no. A stroke is a brain injury and the only thing that a stroke directly affects is…the… Read More ›

Vision Therapy

I was talking with a friend of mine recently who had a bilateral cerebellar stroke a few years ago. She looks great on the outside and this leads to a lot of people treating her with insensitivity. I can relate…. Read More ›