Tag: Rehabilitation

Emotional Stress of Stroke Recovery

A stroke is a life-changing event that affects the body, the mind and the heart. In addition to possible organic injury to the parts of the brain that control emotions, stroke recovery itself can profoundly alter a patient’s sense of self. Speech, movement and cognitive ability may all be affected by a stroke. Not surprisingly […]

Speech Therapists Empower Patients

The ability to communicate is easy to take for granted. It allows us to talk to our loved ones, perform our jobs, form friendships and live independently. In some cases, however, the ability to communicate is lost or slow to develop. When this happens, it’s time to seek the services of a speech therapist. At […]