Stroke

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›

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 ›