Stronger After Stroke, Second Edition

Stronger After Stroke, Second Edition

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Stronger After Stroke puts the power of recovery in the reader's hands by providing simple-to-follow instructions for reaching the highest possible level of recovery. Basic concepts covered include repetition of task-specific practice, proper scheduling of practice, setting goals and measuring recovery. Sections new to the second edition cover the latest research from neuroscience, treatments for recovering sensation as well as recovery strategies for the young stroke survivor. Also included is a breakdown of the phases of recovery and how these phases can provide structure to efforts towards recovery. Stronger After Stroke promotes: Repetition of task-specific movements Proper scheduling of practice Challenges at each stage of recovery Setting goals and recognizing when they have been achieved The second edition is completely revised throughout incorporating feedback from readers and the latest research data. Peter has written a new chapter on qrecovery core conceptsq that defines the stages of recovery and explains how these stages can structure efforts toward recovery. There is also a new Question and Answer section culled from the talks Peter regularly gives on the subject.The Wii allows you to move images on a TV screen by moving a hand-held controller. The Xbox 360 is controller-free, using motion sensors that can track up to 48 points on your body to put a€œyou in the ... One of the ways to safely use a treadmill, even for folks still unable to walk, is to support the weight of the body with aanbsp;...

Title:Stronger After Stroke, Second Edition
Author:Peter G. Levine
Publisher:Demos Medical Publishing - 2012-12-12


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