Stronger After Stroke, Second Edition
Your Roadmap to Recovery
Peter G. Levine
This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.
Stronger After Stroke puts the power of recovery in the reader's hands by providing simple to follow instructions for reaching the highest possible level of healing. Basic concepts are covered, including:
Repetition of task-specific movements Proper scheduling of practice Challenges at each stage of recovery Setting goals and recognizing when they have been achieved
The 2nd edition is completely revised throughout incorporating feedback from readers and the latest research data. Peter has written a new chapter on "recovery core concepts" that defines the stages of recovery and explains how these stages can structure efforts toward recovery. And Peter is adding a FAQ section of 30 questions culled from the over 60 talks Peter has given since publication of the 1st edition. Each question is concisely answered in a single paragraph.
Preface; Introduction; Acknowledgements; Stroke Recovery Essentials; Recovery Core Concepts; Recovery Hints And Tricks; Safeguarding The Recovery Investment; Cool Treatment Options; Elements Of Exercise Essential To Recovery; Recovery Strategies; Spasticity Control And Elimination; Motivation: The Recovery Fuel; Recovery Machines; FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS; Resources; Glossary; Index; About the Author