Acute Ischemic Stroke

A look at ischemic stroke, including the main mechanisms and causes of ischemic stroke, as well as the signs and symptoms of ischemic stroke (Bamford classification of stroke syndromes included). We see why the CT head is performed without contrast and also go through how ischemic strokes are diagnosed and treated.

Stroke Recovery Stages

Discover the journey of stroke recovery with our comprehensive guide on the stages of rehabilitation. From initial flaccidity to the return of normal function, Nathan from Skills and Wellness will explain and teach about the goals and milestones at each stroke stage. This video is essential for stroke survivors, caregivers, and healthcare professionals looking to… Continue reading Stroke Recovery Stages

What are Ischemic Strokes

What are ischemic strokes? Ischemic strokes occur when there’s a blocked artery that reduces blood flow to the brain. Find our full video library only on Osmosis: Join millions of current and future clinicians who learn by Osmosis, along with hundreds of universities around the world who partner with Osmosis from Elseiver to make… Continue reading What are Ischemic Strokes

What is Lewy Body Dementia?

Lewy Body dementia is caused by clumps of protein in the brain. Learn about the common symptoms to determine if your loved one has this type of dementia…and ways you can help! Lewy Body Dementia and Parkinson’s Disease are related, yet distinctly different conditions. This video will attempt to explain the differences, common signs and… Continue reading What is Lewy Body Dementia?

I Have a Brain Injury

If you have questions about home care, housing options, obtaining adaptive equipment, or information about how to sign up for public benefits, I&R is here for you. Our specialists can provide customized assistance that can help you with what comes next. It’s quick, free, and confidential. The Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts 

Zipper Pull Dressing Aid: Enhancing Dressing Abilities for Arthritis Patients

Navigating daily tasks with one hand can be challenging, especially when it comes to dressing oneself independently. For those living with disabilities or experiencing the limitations of arthritis, getting dressed can become an arduous and frustrating task. However, there is a glimmer of hope in the form of the Zipper Pull Dressing Aid – an… Continue reading Zipper Pull Dressing Aid: Enhancing Dressing Abilities for Arthritis Patients

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Welcome to the Aphasia Community

Welcome to The Aphasia Community by Lingraphica: a safe place for people with aphasia, their support network, and the professionals who serve them. To get started, complete your community profile. You can add your profile picture, update your location, share your story, and introduce yourself in the forums. We hope you find comfort, understanding, and… Continue reading Welcome to the Aphasia Community

Categorized as Aphasia