Now in its third edition, Stronger After Stroke puts the power of recovery in the reader’s hands by providing simple-to-follow instructions for reaching the highest possible level of recovery. The book’s neuroplastic recovery model stresses repetition of task-specific practice, proper scheduling of practice, setting goals, and measuring progress to achieve optimal results. Researcher Peter G. Levine breaks down the science and gives survivors evidence-based tools to retrain the brain and take charge of recovery.
In easy-to-read sections, Stronger After Stroke introduces readers to leading-edge stroke recovery information while simplifying the process to attain specific benchmarks. Also included is a sample recovery schedule, a helpful glossary of frequently used stroke recovery terms, and a list of resources for readers to research emerging stroke recovery options.
The new Third Edition ofStronger After Strokefeatures:
Complete update of all chapters to reflect new knowledge about maximizing recovery
The latest research insights applied to individual recovery programs
Steps to cope with challenges at each stage of recovery and achieve success
DIY strategies to save time and money
New chapters on using electrical stimulation, reducing post-stroke pain, and understanding spasticity