About Stroke2019-04-04T08:39:34+00:00

About Stroke

What you should know about Stroke

Every two seconds, someone in the world will have a stroke!

Around 1 in 6 men and 1 in 5 women will suffer a stroke in their lifetime!

Annually, 13,7 million people worldwide suffer a stroke. Of these, 5,5 million die and another 5 million are left permanently disabled!

CIMT

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Repetition and specific motor learning are key values for effectiveness in most therapy interventions after stroke. CIMT is one therapy intervention that is based on these values. (1) The [...]

Mirror therapy

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Improving upper limb function is a core element of stroke rehabilitation needed to reach independency. Different therapy approaches can support your recovery after stroke. The theory behind mirror therapy [...]

Motor imagery

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What are motor imagery and action observation? Studies and modern neurorehabilitation approaches show that motor imagery, as well as action observation, improve motor performance and upper limb function after [...]

Motor learning

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Learning is a complex process! Although is still not fully understood, there are some factors that we know of, that can influence learning especially after a stroke. To learn [...]

Neuroplasticity

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So how does it work? According to the Oxford Dictionaries (1), Neuroplasticity is: “The ability of the brain to form and reorganize synaptic connections, especially in response to learning [...]