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Therapy Stroke Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Therapy Stroke.

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11 Most Common Training Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Whether you enjoy tennis, swimming or Pilates, unfortunately, there is an injury for you. Pilates has lower back injuries, runners get runner's knee and then there's tennis elbow—all common injuries many fitness enthusiasts have experie...  Read more

Swimming: Take the Plunge!

I recently swam laps for the first time since my childhood swimming lessons. The next day, when my muscles were sore and fatigued, I realized that there was much more to swimming than just splashing around. This gentle-but-challenging form of exercis...  Read more

Consistency Eventually Leads to Breakthroughs!

Consistency, so important to the SparkPeople System, is something our society often overlooks. People are so focused on wanting things now that they aren't willing to spend the time consistently doing small things over time. This attitude results...  Read more

Why You Should Hire a Health Coach

When I was growing up, coaches led sports teams. I had a swim coach, and my brother had a baseball coach. Friends who participated in athletics had coaches dedicated to helping them improve performance in their chosen sport.   In the last de...  Read more

The Heart of a Woman

Heart disease is not a disease that only affects men. According to the American Heart Association (AHA), heart disease kills more than 500,000 women annually. In 2001, well over half of the people who died from heart disease were women. Yet...  Read more

January 2016, suffered a Stroke. Its been a battle
Updated 9/13/2016 7:00:12 PM

January 2016, suffered a Stroke. Its been a battle eating correctly but I have been doing it. Just started Spark the month of Sept. 2016 I know I have lost weight but afraid to step on a scale. I was 180 before the Stroke but want a dramatic surprise...  Read more

Mine refuses therapy, too. I finally had to accept
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Mine refuses therapy, too. I finally had to accept that I can't fix him. No matter how hard I try, I'll never be able to please him. THAT realization & that stopping seeking his approval is what finally allowed me to start making progress....  Read more

Starting the work week with physical therapy brigh
Updated 8/15/2016 10:07:51 AM

Starting the work week with physical therapy bright and early. Legs feel like jello but I'm ready for the day!...  Read more

Another great physical therapy session. Making pro
Updated 8/11/2016 8:13:48 AM

Another great physical therapy session. Making progress is great!...  Read more

Therapy tomorrow morning. First time leaving my se
Updated 8/10/2016 3:30:06 AM

Therapy tomorrow morning. First time leaving my service dog at home. Any tips for me?...  Read more

What You Can Do To Prevent A Stroke

Simple steps can have a major impact on reducing your risk.Do you plan to start exercising to lose those 20 extra pounds? Have you resolved to get a handle on your blood pressure, high cholesterol, or smoking?Start now!!! Taking control of these mo...  Read more

Hot Flash In The Pan?

MenopauseQ: Have the WHI results led doctors to stop treating symptoms of menopause with hormones?A: The use of hormone therapy has declined by about 80 percent since the WHI, but the trials' results have been misunderstood. The hormone therapy tr...  Read more

Whole Foods for Health

Learn how a whole foods, starch-centered, plant-based way of eating can help prevent, manage and even reverse serious illness. (vegetarian, vegan, McDougall, PCRM. Diabetes, X, heart, stroke)...  Read more

The Benefits of Massage Therapy

What do you think of when you hear the word "massage"? Does it conjure up thoughts of a day out with your girlfriend at a swanky spa? Unlike days gone by, massages are becoming quite popular among athletes and non-athletes alike. Until this past Jul...  Read more

Reduce Your Stroke Risk Eat More Fish

According to the National Stroke Association, a stroke or "brain attack" is the third leading cause of death in America and a leading cause of adult disability. Since up to 80 percent of strokes are preventable, knowing what you can do to r...  Read more