Research into early muscle activation in hand and fingers after a stroke;

Ryerson, Doctor of Science and Physio Therapist, has specialized in post-stroke recovery for more than 40 years with a special interest in rehab for arms

http://www.webmd.com/stroke/features/arm-and-hand-exercises-for-stroke-rehab

Key elements:

‘Recent research shows that the brain is amazingly resilient and capable of adapting after a stroke. This means that recovery is more possible than previously thought’

‘…In the beginning, it’s easier to do things with your ‘good’ arm. So you develop a behavioral pattern of nonuse. But because early muscle activation is critical to good recovery you should be devoting as much time as possible to getting your arm to work’

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