Stroke stuff

TV

My husband and I binge watch lots of shows. Lots. Recently, we watched ‘The Crown.’ There were a few strokes in there. Now, we’re watching ‘Succession’. First episode, the father has a stroke.  I had on some stupid sitcom the… Read More ›

Dizziness in Cars

I remember that right after the stroke I could only sit in the front seat of a car. Sitting in the back seat and looking out a side window made me nauseous and dizzy. I absolutely could not do it…. Read More ›

Frozen Garden

I just wanted to share something that has helped me so much. Frozen Garden. I had major problems with digestion. I know as a stroke survivor, digestion can be affected for multiple reasons. The stroke itself might affect the nerves… Read More ›

Shaking

I work remotely in the compliance department of my physical therapy company. I perform chart reviews to make sure they are compliant. Fun job. Yesterday, I had a meeting in the corporate office with an external compliance consultant to explain… Read More ›

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 ›