The effects of a stroke depend on several things including the location of the damage and how much of the brain is affected.
In a recent study of people with spinal cord injuries, researchers found that patients exposed to low oxygen performed better than those with normal oxygen levels.
Every 15 minutes sooner that a patient receives stroke treatment, there is a 4 percent reduction of stroke symptoms and deaths.
There is new hope for patients who struggle with paralysis from strokes or accidents, and it’s a first in Philadelphia. Health Reporter Stephanie Stahl shows you a new bionic arm.
During a gut-wrenching and emotional sentencing hearing, family and friends of 29-year-old Kevin Neary struggled to explain the impact of this senseless crime.
In a medical condition called anosognosia, some alert and talking individuals who are paralyzed on one side of their bodies have no awareness of their paralysis and they claim their paralyzed limbs can still move.
Put in simplest terms, neural interface systems take messages from the brain – in people who have been paralyzed – and actually can lead to movement in robotic arms.
Good Shepherd Penn Partners demonstrated the Ekso Bionic Exoskeleton, which is a lightweight robot allowing lower extremity paralysis patients to stand and walk.