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.
While on the operating table having my aortic and mitral valves replaced I had a stroke. This was in late June 1999. After a week hospitalized I went to Health South, a rehab facility.
In, 2004 at the age of 39 I went to a doctor for 1 year telling him I didn't feel well. I was told it was depression and put on medication.
I was 55 years old, the State Park Superintendent of Redwood National and State Park in California. I didn't have any of standard risk factors for stroke.
On March 2, 2009 at the age of 38, I had an ischemic stroke that paralyzed the right side of my body, impaired my speech, memory, and vision, and left me hospitalized for a month.
February 2006 Anita experienced a very painful headache, flu-like symptoms, lost memory and speech, and started slurring her words. After starting medication we would see improvement daily.
My dad had a stroke on June 2,2010...we (my family) are in the midst of havinf him relearn how to walk and regain the use of his left arm.
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