Evolving Stroke Treatments - Health Channel


Evolving Stroke Treatments |

Haronyd Melo Nunez, Manager of Rehab Services at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, says there is a variety of robotic therapy available for stroke patients. She highlights there is also electrical stimulation that is focused on whatever specific muscle is not activating, so you can wear a cuff around your leg that will send the electrical stimulation to the muscle as you are lifting so your foot will come up to take a step.

Gabriela M. Ortega, Supervisor for Acute Rehabilitation at West Kendall Baptist Hospital, explains these treatments and getting the patients back to their independence.

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