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The Absence of Something

Having lost interest in the grand rounds lecture being given, I began to glance around the large hall. Patches of sunshine set certain things alight, one of which was a colleague’s left hand resting...

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Adding Brain Stimulation Enhances Stroke Rehab

The combination of brain stimulation and a challenging motor task produces lasting improvements in functional connectivity in patients with stroke-related loss of hand function. Medscape Medical New...

Handgrip Device Helps Stroke Patients Access Hand/Arm Physio

A new handgrip device can improve the accessibility of mobile gaming technology among stroke patients for self-rehabilitation in arm function, a new study has shown. Medscape Medical News

References for "On Firm Footing," June 1, 2015 Issue

1. Mozzafarian D, Benjamin EJ, Go AS, et al. Heart disease and stroke statistics-2015 update: a report from the American Heart Association. Circulation. 2015:e29-322. 2. Rehabilitation Therapy aft...

Educating Stroke Survivors Helps Them Spot Another Stroke Faster

THURSDAY, June 11, 2015 -- Stroke survivors who receive extensive stroke education are much more likely to recognize symptoms of another stroke and seek immediate treatment, a new study shows. The res...

Hand-Grip Strength May Provide Clues to Heart Health

WEDNESDAY, May 13, 2015 -- Testing hand-grip strength could be a cheap and simple way of identifying people at increased risk for heart attack, stroke and premature death, according to a new study. Re...

K2M obtains FDA 510(k) approval for MESA 2 Deformity Spinal System

Medical device company K2M Group Holdings has obtained 510(k) approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its MESA 2 Deformity Spinal System.

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Claw Toe Deformity of the Foot due to Foreign Body Granuloma.

We present a case of dynamic claw deformity of the right third toe due to a foreign body granuloma adhering to the flexor digitorum longus (FDL) tendon at the level of the body of the metacarpal bone....

The extent of altered digit force direction correlates with clinical upper extremity impairment in chronic stroke survivors.

Many stroke survivors suffer from impaired hand function. Biomechanics of hand grip suggests that abnormally directed grip force can hamper gripping abilities and hand function. This study examined th...

Somatotopic mismatch of hand representation following stroke: is recovery possible?

Well-organized somatotopic representation of the hand is required to interpret input from cutaneous mechanoreceptors. Previous reports have identified patients with various distortions of somatotopic ...

Cortical Mechanisms of Mirror Therapy After Stroke.

Background and Objective. Mirror therapy is a new form of stroke rehabilitation that uses the mirror reflection of the unaffected hand in place of the affected hand to augment movement training. The m...

Retropupillary Fixation of Iris-Claw Intraocular Lens for Aphakic Eyes in Children.

To report outcome, complications and safety of retropupillary fixated iris-claw intraocular lenses in a pediatric population.

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