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Fix a stiff leg after a stroke

Fix a stiff leg after a stroke

What is a “stiff leg”?A stroke can cause many different leg problems that can make walking difficult. One problem is (what some people refer to as) a “stiff leg”.  So, what exactly is a stiff leg? Well, do you ever feel like at the exact moment...
What is Ataxia?

What is Ataxia?

Ataxia is a sign of dysfunction in the neurologic system. Ataxia can occur following a stroke, brain injury, or a hereditary disorder (Friedrichs ataxia) and typically involves some sort of damage to the cerebellum. This can result in clumsy, shaky, and/or...
Are you ignoring a balance problem?

Are you ignoring a balance problem?

Are you ignoring a balance problem?  Falls in older adults are NOT just a “possibility”.  Whether you are 65 or 85, more likely than not, you WILL fall.  Let that sink in.  More importantly, a fall at any age can have catastrophic consequences. 1 out of 4...