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For people recovering from a stroke, even the simplest motions can become a struggle. To lift a hand, for example, requires a signal from the brain that travels all the way down an arm to the hand. Th...
Using a brain-computer interface and exoskeleton device, stoke patients gained the ability to open and close a previously paralyzed hand. The findings, published in Stroke, hope to aid paralyzed strok...
Studies include stroke risk with epilepsy, genetic predisposition for ischemic stroke, and dysphagia screening in stroke patients.
(Canadian Medical Association Journal) People who survive a stroke or a mini-stroke without early complications have an increased risk of death, another stroke or heart attack (myocardial infarction) ...
The Israeli company's Mazor X Align is designed to assist surgeons in spinal deformity correction and alignment.
What is a swan neck deformity and what are the causes? In this article, learn about the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, surgical options, and recovery.
A stroke is a "brain attack" and occurs when blood supply to the brain is cut off. According to Kenneth A. Levin, M.D., Medical Director, The Valley Hospital Stroke Center, "Most strokes are caused by...
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...
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...
Arm-hand rehabilitation programs applied in stroke rehabilitation frequently target specific populations and thus are less applicable in heterogeneous patient populations. Besides, changes in arm-hand...
The aim of this study was to examine the effect of the side of brain lesion on the ipsilesional hand function of stroke survivors.
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...