Intermittent fasting to boost health It seems to be the fad diet. But intermittent fasting is much more than a trend for those who want to lose weight. It is a potential ally in our health. Apart from knowing about intermittent fasting through the media, it is an effective habit in many cases and has […]
(Español) El trabajo confeccionado por Carina Salgueiro y colaboradores, con el titulo “Available apps for stroke telerehabilitation during corona virus disease 2019 confinement in Spain” ha sido publicado en la revista “Disability and rehabilitation: assistive technology”
Of the symptoms that patients with stroke may present, the most common is hemiplegia, that is, the loss of movement and / or sensitivity in the half of the body contralateral to the brain injury. However, there are other alterations that affect the patient with stroke, such as speech disturbance, cognitive disturbance and even visual disturbances.
We are currently affected by the coronavirus pandemic (COVID 19). Apart from the very evident affectations of the respiratory system and the main problem of patients with COVID-19 that can lead to death, it has been observed that patients severely affected by this disease can also present neurological symptoms. Scientific research concludes that neurological disorders […]
To take advantage of time at home and in addition to the initiatives #yomequedoencasa and #yomemuevoencasa, the staff of the neurorehabilitation clinic, both physical therapists, speech therapists, psychologists and ergotherapists have wanted to collaborate with the publication of small videos, therapeutic video tips for home. Today we are with the physiotherapist Carina Salgueiro who gives […]
Many of the neurological patients, whether due to cerebellar ataxia, stroke, Parkinson’s disease or other, have impaired balance and postural control. The rehabilitation and treatment of these disorders and alterations is essential for the patient to regain control of his movement and independence and functional autonomy. In some cases, we not only talk about recovery, […]
(Español) Para la rehabilitación de las alteraciones que presente el paciente es recomendable realizar una valoración previa que aporte información al diagnóstico clínico, ayude a clasificar, graduar y medir la evolución del paciente así como los resultados de las terapias propuesta por el servicio de fisioterapia y terapia ocupacional del centro de rehabilitación neurológica.
Use it or lose it Decreased activation of specific brain areas can lead to functional degradation. Encourage the patient to perform the movements that he can do on his own and assist the movement that he cannot perform. Since it has been shown that the decrease in use or performance of a movement can cause […]
(Español) La Estimulación Eléctrica Funcional, conocida como FES por su sigla en inglés, es un abordaje terapéutico que usa un pequeño dispositivo eléctrico para producir corrientes eléctricas y estimular el nervio periférico mediante electrodos adhesivos colocados en la piel
After having suffered an Ictus, it is possible to present several alterations such as speech alterations, memory and attention problems, sensory and sensory changes, alteration of movement among other less common ones. Related to the alterations of the posture and of the movement, a great alteration is in balance and march above all when the […]