Tag Archives: Stroke

Stroke Robot

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Bart Demaerschalk explains how a robot is helping stroke patients. To listen, click the link below. Stroke Robot

Wii-Hab

There’s no doubt that playing a game on a Wii gets you off the couch and moving. Bowling, tennis, yoga. You can really get a workout before you know it. That’s the concept behind a new occupational therapy program at Mayo Clinic. Some therapists are using Wiis to help stroke victims and other patients get […]

CREST

CRESTIn this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Thomas Brott comments on a recent study aimed at preventing stroke. To listen, click the link below.

Preventing Stroke

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Bart Demaerschalk provides some stratagies to avoid a stroke. To listen, click the link below. Preventing Stroke

Study on Statins and Stroke

Mayo Clinic researchers have shown that patients who were taking statins before a stroke experienced better outcomes and recovery than patients who weren’t on the drug, even when their cholesterol levels were ideal. That finding is reported in the current issue of the Journal of Stoke and Cerebrovascular Diseases. Wyatt Decker, M.D. discusses the study […]