I had a stroke September 17, 2008. I had multiple clots throughout my brain. I could not talk or write. I tried to speak and nothing came out. Steve, my husband, called 911.
i am a survivor of a traumatic brain injury which severly effected my mobility by paralyzing the left side of my body and after a year of traditional therapies:physical, occupational, and speech i
Sam and Ruth Brummitt had just finished a wonderful August evening together along the shores of the Rappahannock River in eastern Virginia.
Jeffrey is an amazing young man. He has been through a traumatic event but kept a positive outlook. He does not meet a stranger and has really overcome some major obstacles.
Few leave an impression like Constantine Zografopoulos. Fifteen years ago, Constantine was in a car accident that resulted in the amputation of both of his legs above the knee.
Jen survived a severe stroke at age 29 that left her with aphasia and right sided hemiplegia. At the time of her stroke, she was a single mom with a 5 year old daughter.
On September 14, 2006 at the age of 25, I had a stroke a week after giving birth to my son, which left me unable to talk and paralyzed on my right side.
I am a 2 time stroke survivor, I am part of the stroke team at our hospital, we visit stroke pts. and their families in the hospital. I do health fairs and as much community education as possible.
Allison Hooker is the Stroke Navigator at Forsyth Medical Center who provides education to 120 Stroke/TIA patients each month.
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