RSSArchive for December, 2009

Strength Training in Stroke patients

Strength Training in Stroke patients

Two occupational therapists from University of British Columbia in Vancouver/Canada have performed a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials related to the subject of strength training for the arm weakness following a stroke. This type of training is considered in rehabilitation as an important intervention with the potential to improve function Electronic databases were searched from […]






Incidence of Stroke in Iran

Incidence of Stroke in Iran

A team of Physicians from Mashhad university of Medical Science in Iran and from Monash University in Melbourne in Australia has published in January issue of Stroke the first epidemiological study about the incidence of Stroke in Iran (Stroke; 2010;41). The published results are based on the evidences from the Mashhad Stroke Incidence Study or […]






4th UK Stroke Forum: What can we do to prevent strokes

4th UK Stroke Forum: What can we do to prevent strokes

For the fourth year running the British Association of Stroke Physicians (BASP) and stroke association managed to put a comprehensive programme for the stroke forum UK. It is a good platform for the stroke physicians and stroke allied health professionals to meet and discuss the latest developments in the field of acute and post acute […]