Tag Archives: stroke

Stroke Patients Learn To Walk Again With EksoGT!

An estimated 15 million people around the world will experience a stroke each year, with more than 60% of survivors finding themselves unable to walk. A separate 500,000 individuals acquire spinal cord injuries that also leave them paralyzed. For stroke and spinal cord injury survivors, this means a long and discouraging road to recovery with …

How A Massive Stroke Made Ted’s Life Better

Ted W. Baxter experienced a massive ischemic stroke in April 2005. He talks with Mark Alyn about his post-stroke journey, his new book Relentless and dealing with aphasia. Ted now volunteers his time at hospitals, universities and other health institutions in Orange County, California, providing his expertise and his experience as a stroke survivor in …

Be Stroke Savvy With Dr. Ken Redcross

Strokes are the leading cause of disability in America and can result in depression, personality changes, poor memory, faulty judgment, concentration challenges, visual impairments and weakness. When it comes to the basics of stroke awareness most people know the risk factors that include: uncontrolled diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, high cholesterol and sleep apnea; …

Avis & David – A Love Story

Twenty nine years ago Avis’s husband David suffered a massive stroke – Avis talks about traversing the medical and healthcare industry – Today David drives, communicates, takes care of shopping and much more! Avis Talks about dealing with doctors and insurance companies while working to help David heal. Years later, Avis still searches for answers …