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Speech and communication problems are common after a stroke. Get some first-hand tips for helping a friend or family member back to recovery.
How does longitudinal National Institutes of Health Stroke Scale measurement compare to other early markers of stroke severity in predicting 90-day stroke outcome? Stroke
Although tPA treatment for stroke is increasing over time, minorities, women and residents of 11 southeastern states that make up the "Stroke Belt" are left behind when it comes to receiving tPA, acco...
Studies include stroke risk with epilepsy, genetic predisposition for ischemic stroke, and dysphagia screening in stroke patients.
The Israeli company's Mazor X Align is designed to assist surgeons in spinal deformity correction and alignment.
THURSDAY, May 4, 2017 -- An artificial hand that "sees" is being tested for the first time. The "bionic hand" allows the wearer to reach for objects automatically, without thinking, just as a real han...
They said it was their family curse: a rare congenital deformity called syndactyly, in which the thumb and index finger are fused together on one or both hands…The scientists have traced the fa...
K2M Group Holdings has launched new MESA 2 Cricket, an enhancement to the company’s innovative MESA 2 Deformity Spinal System.
A 63-year-old male was seen at the rheumatology outpatient clinic because of a curved deformity of his left hand, with fixed flexion of the MCP joints and hyperextension of the PIP and DIP joints. Thi...
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of the side of brain lesion on the ipsilesional hand function of stroke survivors.
Almost 10% of older adults in nursing homes have a fixed flexion deformity of the fingers (claw hand). Such contractures have important functional consequences, often leading to hygiene difficulties. ...
The authors sought to explore the impact of tactile sensation on manual dexterity and the validity of the strength-dexterity test in subjects with chronic impairments after stroke in a cross-sectional...