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Taking Charge of Your Stroke Recovery - Spiral Edition By Roger Maxwell, Daveda Lamont, Kathy Maxwell
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A groundbreaking recovery method for stroke survivors who don't want to give up on life! Many stroke patients are sent home with lingering disabilities and told they can do nothing more. But there... More > really are no limits on how fully they can recover--if they do the right things. This innovative workbook presents simple, effective, scientifically based recovery plans to help stroke survivors become capable and active again. They help you recover your ability to walk, speak, think, use your hands, swallow and see better. A nutritional plan helps your brain and body heal. Weekly and daily worksheets let you keep track of your progress for 3 months. There is plenty of work involved--but you will be in charge and there is no limit to how much you can achieve. Author Roger Maxwell researched this effective home-based recovery program after his own stroke. Through his own efforts he fully recovered. He is a full-time patent attorney and an avid marathon runner.< Less
Stroke Journeys By Yvonne Kent-Pateras
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In March 2012 the author suffered the first of a series of strokes that devastated her life and the lives of her family and friends. A British woman living in post-economic collapse Greece, she not... More > only lost movement and speech, but she felt ebbing away her imagination and the use of words, words that she has always loved. Stroke Journeys follows, in an emotional blend of recollection and poetry, the battle to regain all those functions over three hard years. The book is testimony to her struggle against overwhelming odds, and its completion is a proud beacon of her determination and success in that battle. All profits from sales of this book will be donated to charities working with stroke victims.< Less
Taking Charge of Your Stroke Recovery: A Personal Recovery Workbook By Roger Maxwell, Kathy Maxwell and Daveda Lamont
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A groundbreaking recovery method for stroke survivors who don't want to give up on life! Many stroke patients are sent home with lingering disabilities and told they can do nothing more. But there... More > really are no limits on how fully they can recover--if they do the right things. This innovative workbook presents simple, effective, scientifically based recovery plans to help stroke survivors become capable and active again. They help you recover your ability to walk, speak, think, use your hands, swallow and see better. A nutritional plan helps your brain and body heal. Weekly and daily worksheets let you to track your progress for 3 months. There is plenty of work involved--but you will be in charge and there is no limit to how much you can achieve. Author Roger Maxwell researched this effective home-based recovery program after his own stroke. Through his own efforts he fully recovered. He is a full-time patent attorney and an avid marathon runner.< Less
Islands of Calm in the Chaos: Thoughts on Recovery from Brain Injury and Stroke By Billie Jo Waters
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The author was a wife, mother, attorney, Girl Scout leader, Sunday school teacher, community leader and an active gardener, runner, and water sports enthusiast when a massive bleed into her brain... More > left her paralyzed on one side, with numerous other challenges. This book is the author's way of letting the world know the unique challenges of brain injury survivors, helping other survivors as they face similar challenges, and demonstrating how much personal growth can accompany recovery.< Less
Exercising after a stroke: do it yourself! By Rinske Maathuis et al.
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The exercise guide is a practical tool for patients to start exercising independently from day one after a stroke. The exercises are all easy to perform either lying in bed or sitting in a chair. The... More > exercises are divided into three levels of complexity each indicated by a different colour. As much as possible everyday activities are included in the given exercises. According to therapists, nurses and patients, the exercise guide is a powerful and low-cost tool to intensify rehabilitation treatment for patients after stroke without the need for extra personnel. The exercise guide was developed in 2010 in the Netherlands by the University Medical Centre Utrecht and Rehabilitation Centre De Hoogstraat in collaboration with professionals of seven hospitals, rehabilitation centers and nursing homes and patients of the Dutch stroke patients association. In 2013, the exercise guide was translated into English.< Less
May Day: Recovering Humor from a Stroke By Anna Marie Porter
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Less than two months past her fifty-third birthday Anna Marie Porter suffered a stroke caused by the rupture of a cerebral cavernous malformation. She was suddenly paralyzed on her right side, unable... More > to use any of her appendages save three fingers In the wake of such a life-altering event--and faced with months of rehab--she found comfort in poking fun at her situation; humor became her survival mechanism. What’s so funny about having a stroke? Not much unless you have a healthy sense of humor--or even an unhealthy one! And if you’re going to take a death-defying leap into the world of serious illness, “What good is sitting alone in your room?” So she didn’t. She invited her friends, family, and colleagues in to her virtual hospital room through an online blog. That blog became the basis for this book. May Day: Recovering Humor From a Stroke is sometimes poignant, often funny, and always an enlightening look into the world of recovering from a serious setback.< Less
May Day: Recovering Humor from a Stroke By Anna Marie Porter
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Less than two months past her fifty-third birthday Anna Marie Porter suffered a stroke caused by the rupture of a cerebral cavernous malformation. She was suddenly paralyzed on her right side, unable... More > to use any of her appendages save three fingers In the wake of such a life-altering event--and faced with months of rehab--she found comfort in poking fun at her situation; humor became her survival mechanism. What’s so funny about having a stroke? Not much unless you have a healthy sense of humor--or even an unhealthy one! And if you’re going to take a death-defying leap into the world of serious illness, “What good is sitting alone in your room?” So she didn’t. She invited her friends, family, and colleagues in to her virtual hospital room through an online blog. That blog became the basis for this book. May Day: Recovering Humor From a Stroke is sometimes poignant, often funny, and always an enlightening look into the world of recovering from a serious setback.< Less
Hoover the Talking Seal - An Account of Stroke Rehabilitation from the Patients Point of View By Jeremy Burgoyne
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At a little after ten o’clock in the morning, on 20th November, 1997, I forgot how to walk. It was as simple as that. I was having a stroke. This emotionally charged, personal account,... More > documents the effects a stroke has on an individual and those closest to them. Told with passion and a dry humour, the reader will share his journey through fear of the unknown, leading to a long recovery, and eventually rehabilitation. Using lively, sensitive prose and his unique artistic vision, he takes us through those dark days and out the other side. ‘A stroke takes away your ability, hope, dignity and doesn't give anything in return. But there can be life after stroke’.< Less
Hoover the Talking Seal - An Account of Stroke Rehabilitation from the Patients Point of View By Jeremy Burgoyne
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At a little after ten o’clock in the morning, on 20th November, 1997, I forgot how to walk. It was as simple as that. I was having a stroke. This emotionally charged, personal account,... More > documents the effects a stroke has on an individual and those closest to them. Told with passion and a dry humour, the reader will share his journey through fear of the unknown, leading to a long recovery, and eventually rehabilitation. Using lively, sensitive prose and his unique artistic vision, he takes us through those dark days and out the other side. ‘A stroke takes away your ability, hope, dignity and doesn't give anything in return. But there can be life after stroke’.< Less
Paralyzing Grace By Carol Sells
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The journal of a 34 year old woman who suffered a series of two disabling stroke. Her battles and victories, and how it has reshaped her life.