Myomo: New OT arm/hand device could help stroke survivors regain function
By Tony Muggs <3 Update as of September 14, 2018: So I was pretty mad when I discovered that the Myomo OT Arm/hand device was not covered under Medicare this past year. Sometimes progress goes slow but still, it’s out there right? I’ve... View Post
How the “Punisher” on Netflix inspired my stroke-approved, kick ass boots!
By Tony Muggs <3 It has now been 16 years since I suffered my hemorrhagic stroke. When it happened, from day one, I saw myself as a ‘forever changed’ young man, who’d do ‘whatever it took’ to right the ship and live in... View Post
Update: Our silver lining
Several months ago, I announced that I’m taking a sabbatical from blogging on Rock the Stroke. I did so because I went back to school to earn my master’s in communications. I also did so because I felt I needed to take a rest for... View Post
Saebo features Drew and his creative use of their therapy glove for stroke
Saebo commissioned Drew to incorporate its hand therapy glove with his occupational therapy – and make a video about his progress to share with young adult stroke survivors. As we’ve written about before, his main source of OT is playing the guitar. Take a... View Post
My interview with “My Stroke of Insight” author Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor!
Dr. Taylor shares her compelling thoughts on young adult stroke survivors and caregivers – based on her stroke bible and full recovery There’s a gift often given when someone has a stroke. It’s Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor’s book, “My Stroke of Insight.” Dr. Taylor... View Post
Essential oils for help with stroke symptoms
An interview with natural heath practitioner Ann Fancy on the soothing and healing effects of aromatherapy for stroke One of the purposes of Rock the Stroke is to discuss alternative therapies for stroke recovery – those other than the big drug company... View Post
Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor: Through stroke is the meaning of life
TED Talk: Neuroscientist and author of “My Stroke of Insight,” discusses her profound experience and insight from her stroke at 36 Of the must reads on stroke recovery, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor‘s, “My Stoke of Insight” is at the top of the... View Post