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Stroke and Technology

Take this opportunity to watch, learn, and discover how technology helps the stroke community.

Stroke Survivor Perspective

Jim is a stroke survivor. Technology helped him walk his daughter down the aisle at her wedding less than one year after his extreme stroke. Watch his story to see how he used technology to aid in his recovery.

Caregiver Perspective

Natalie is a caregiver. When Natalie was 20, her mom experienced a severe stroke. Through research and determination, Natalie found technologies that boosted her mom's morale and helped her to feel more independent. Watch her story in her own words.

 

Learn About the Benefits of Technology:

Technology in the stroke world is constantly changing. Use our updated resources to learn more.

Discover More About Technology:

If you own a smart phone, you have access to hundreds of applications that can help improve vision, memory, and speech. Mobile applications also can help with stroke prevention. For example, they can help you track your blood pressure, exercise, heart rate and diet. Ask your healthcare team for more information about how technology could help you in your stroke recovery or prevention journey.

Access Our Resources:

We have resources that can help you. Whether it is eating better or learning to come back strong after stroke, our resources are designed with the user in mind. 

Stroke Survivor Stories                                

You are not alone. Read the stories of stroke survivors who have used technology to support their recovery from stroke. 

Michael Kosh

Photo of Janie using the Ekso GT robotic exoskeleton

Michael Kosh enjoys getting outside and doing lawn work, pruning trees and bundling the limbs at the home of his daughter and son-in-law where he lives with his wife, Rhonda, in Stephensen, Va.

Read Michael's story

Jessica Peters

Photo of Richard Horton

Jessica Peters pulls a tray of freshly-baked dog biscuits from the oven at the New England Dog Biscuit Company in Salem, Mass., where she works with her dog Finky by her side.

Read Jessica's story

Discover all of the technology options you have for managing and detecting stroke risk, as well as post-stroke recovery. Share this infographic with family and friends to educate the people in your life about stroke. 

 


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National Stroke Association provides educational information about treatments for post-stroke issues through real-life stories. Promotion of these stories does not imply endorsement of any product or service and it is recommended that patients ask a healthcare professional before using any product, medicine, or therapy.

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