There are a variety of applications which are listed below by category. Prior to considering any new therapy, treatment or device, a proper evaluation should be conducted with a knowledgeable medical professional. There are a variety of symptoms from a stroke such as drop foot syndrome or bladder incontinence. Be sure to review those other symptomatic conditions in our directory as well.
There are health, medical and financial risks. Out of pocket costs and available insurance coverage for any treatment must be considered prior to starting a protocol. Also, it is key to understand that results and applications will vary depended on symptom and function limitations related to the condition. If you find something of interest, please contact the vendor directly to find a trained professional in your area.
Support Organizations & Resources
- American Stroke Association: An organization dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatment to save lives from stroke — America’s No. 4 killer and a leading cause of serious disability.
The Internet Stroke Center: An independent web resource for information about stroke care and research.
National Stroke Association: An organization mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of stroke by developing compelling education and programs focused on prevention, treatment, rehabilitation and support for all impacted by stroke.
NeuroRehab Directory: A directory of neural rehabilitation devices for the recovery from stroke.
The Stroke Network: An on-line stroke support and information resource.
NINDS Stroke Information Page: A comprehensive resource about stroke provided by the National Institutes of Health.
NIH Stroke Scale: Learn about the signs of a stroke along with other educational opportunities.