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iHOPE is a series of webinars and Ask the Experts Q&A sessions led by topic experts who provide information and resources to help with specific issues related to stroke recovery.


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Getting a Grip on Spasticity


Join topic expert Steve Page PhD, MOT, MS, OTR/L , for the webinar Getting a Grip on Spasticity and get the latest information about:

  • Defining spasticity and how it develops
  • Why does spasticity matter? Why should I care about spasticity?
  • Explaining contractures are
  • Impacts of spasticity
  • Treatment options
  • Members of the Care Team

Steve Page, PhD, is a licensed occupational therapist at Ohio State University Medical Center. Dr. Page develops and tests therapies to increase function and independence after stroke and other neurological diseases. He is widely published and is in demand nationally and internationally as a speaker and presenter. In additional to his responsibilities as an associate professor at Ohio State, Dr. Page volunteers his time to develop informational products and seminars targeting clinicians and stroke survivors. He also maintains a clinical practice treating stroke survivors and others with neurological disorders.


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Tell us about your experience. A new window with a short survey will pop up after you close out of the webinar. Please take a few minutes to give us your feedback. This webinar was recorded July 24, 2013.


Visit www.stroke.org/iHOPE for other webinars on a variety of topics.

All webinars are prerecorded except where noted.

System requirements:
PC-based attendees - Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server, Vista or newer.
Macintosh®-based attendees - Required: Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger®) or newer

This program is funded by Allergan, Inc., AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Avanir Pharmaceuticals, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Bristol-Myers Squibb/Sanofi Pharmaceuticals Partnership, Bristol-Myers Squibb and Pfizer, Inc., Genentech, Inc., the Melvin and Elaine Wolf Foundation, MetLife Foundation, NovaVision, Pfizer, Inc. and Purdue Pharma.

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