My name is Sonia Reid I am a registered nurse who is currently managing a Stroke Unit at HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital in Fort Lauderdale.
I had my stroke about april 5th 2010. It was casused by a muscle tear in my shoulder, a clot travelled up and got stuck in my brain stem.
My stroke was undiagnosed for at least a week before I went to the doctor. It started along with a cold, probably occurring at night. I remember being extremely tired the day before.
Brooke started our Stroke Program at Doylestown Hospital and she performs as the Stroke Coordinator, seeing stroke patients and educating them as to their disease and patient specific discharge ins
My husband Bill is a 39 year old stroke survivor. He had the stroke on July 14, 2010. Having survived the stroke was only half the battle. Each day is a struggle. Bill walks, but with a cane.
Damont Goolsby had a fruitful life. He graduated from Morehouse College, Damont held a great job, enjoyed a lively social status and seemed to be in perfect health.
Avi Golden is a remarkable advocate of aphasia awareness, as well as driven to help people with stroke (and other forms of disabilities) to enjoy the outdoors, despite physical and cognitive disabi
Assisted in the development of EMS Stroke Triage Guidelines for the State of NJ. Created education material that is utilized by the 61 stroke coordinators through out the state.
Years ago I experienced an epiphany when one my mentors opened my eyes to field of neurorehabilitation.
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