Stroke Articles A-Z
Stroke Effects - Stroke Rehabilitation
This page contains links to eMedTV Stroke Articles containing information on subjects from Stroke Effects to Stroke Rehabilitation. The information is organized alphabetically; the "Favorite Articles" contains the top articles on this page. Links in the box will take you directly to the articles; those same links are available with a short description further down the page.
Descriptions of Articles
- Stroke Effects
Common effects of a stroke may include paralysis and sensory problems (including pain). This eMedTV segment describes possible results of a stroke, which can also include problems with thinking, attention, learning, judgment, language, and memory.
- Stroke Information
Are you looking for information on strokes? This segment from the eMedTV Web archives takes a quick look at this topic, explaining common symptoms of a stroke, what to do if you think you are having one, and more.
- Stroke Prevention
As this eMedTV segment explains, stroke prevention may involve quitting smoking, losing weight, and controlling blood pressure. This resource also describes other prevention strategies, including blood-thinning medications and certain procedures.
- Stroke Recovery
Rehab is an important part of stroke recovery, helping people relearn skills lost due to brain damage. This eMedTV article discusses steps involved in recovering from a stroke, which may include making lifestyle changes to help prevent future strokes.
- Stroke Rehab
Ongoing treatment following a stroke mainly involves physical therapy; however, as this eMedTV segment explains, rehab for a stroke may also include occupational therapy, speech-language therapy, and talk therapy.
- Stroke Rehabilitation
As explained in this eMedTV selection, stroke rehabilitation helps stroke survivors relearn skills that are lost when part of the brain is damaged. This article takes an in-depth look at the different parts of the rehabilitation process.