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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
Bouncing Back from Stroke By Carol Marshall
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Carol's personal journey back from the brink of despair and the crippling effects of stroke. This author shares her inspirational struggle to regain mobility, strength and purpose whilst exploring... More > some unusual (and highly successful) health alternatives. This book will motivate anyone who has faced a debilitating illness. It will also guide carers and those on the demanding path of rehabilitation - no matter the cause and no matter the challenge.< 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
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
Momma Just Shake It By Rachel Eagly
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How do you explain a stroke and aphasia to a young child? Aidan's momma helps him understand what happened when she had a stroke right after he was born. Through his questions, he learns how a... More > stroke impacts someone's life including their physical abilitites and their speech. Aidan and his momma tell a heartwarming story of love, determination and the courage to never give up.< Less
Life without Clots A By Larry Watters
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A story about how Larry Watters survived a stroke. Follow his path of recovery from living life, returning to work, and his marriage. ***NOTE*** This is the first 3 chapters of a proposed 8 (or so)... More > chapter book. It is for promotional and early reviews.< Less
Life without Clots A By Larry Watters
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A story about how Larry Watters survived a stroke. Follow his path of recovery from living life, returning to work, and his marriage. ***NOTE*** This is the first 3 chapters of a proposed 8 (or so)... More > chapter book. It is for promotional and early reviews.< Less
Come Back To Me By Jay Little
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I died on Tuesday afternoon, May 24th, 2011. I had just suffered sudden cardiac death. Yet somehow, I was revived, shocked back to life. Afterwards, a combination of doctors and technology worked on... More > restoring my physical body. Even after resuscitation, I was in critical condition, hanging on by a thread. Meanwhile, my mind wandered in oblivion for weeks. Against all odds, I survived. My physical recovery was miraculous and amazed everyone. But my emotional, mental, and spiritual recovery took much, much longer. Looking back on it now, I’m convinced my survival all started with a kiss and a whisper … come back to me. This is my story; a story of a 38-year old man who suffered a massive heart attack followed by a number of life-threatening complications. It is a story of the obstacles and miracles encountered along my path to recovery so that catharsis could do its job. A job made much easier now that the worst of the danger has passed and life has returned to as normal as it will ever be again.< Less
Come Back to Me: A Story of Dying and Everything After By Jay Little
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I died on Tuesday afternoon, May 24th, 2011. I had just suffered sudden cardiac death. Yet somehow, I was revived, shocked back to life. Next, a combination of doctors and technology worked on... More > restoring my physical body. Even after resuscitation, I was in critical condition, hanging on by a thread. Meanwhile my mind wandered in oblivion for weeks. Against all odds, I survived. My physical recovery was miraculous and amazed everyone. But my emotional, mental, and spiritual recovery have taken much, much longer. Looking back on it now, I’m convinced my survival all started with a kiss and a whisper … come back to me. This is my story. It is about a 38-year old man who suffered a massive heart attack followed by a number of life-threatening complications. It is a story of the obstacles and miracles encountered along my path to recovery so that catharsis could do its job. A job made much easier now that the worst of the danger has passed and life has returned to as normal as it will ever be again.< Less