Childhood Stroke and Recovery from Aphasia | Peter Dempsey

Childhood Stroke

Childhood Stroke Recovery Stroke Podcast Episode 33 – Peter Dempsey is recovering from Aphasia after a Childhood Stroke when he was only four years of age. According to Aphasia is described as “an impairment of language, affecting the production or comprehension of speech and the ability to read or write. Aphasia is always due to injury to the brain-most commonly … Read More

Intensive Care At Home | Patrik Hutzel

Managing Stroke Recovery While In The Intensive Care Unit

Intensive Care Support Stroke Podcast Episode 32 – Many people who experience a stroke may need to spend some time in the intensive care unit. Is your loved one currently in hospital in the ICU (Intensive Care Unit)? Patrik Hutzel is an Intensive Care nurse who provides support services for families who’s loved ones are in a serious health crisis … Read More

Blood Clot Stroke | Donna Bouten

Healing from a blood clot stroke

Blood clot stroke recovery. Stroke Podcast Episode 30 – Donna Bouten is a carer for her partner and recently experienced a blood clot stroke that she is recovering well from. Blood Clot Stroke is the most common stroke. Some stroke foundations report that up to 87% of strokes are cause by blood clots. It is the most common form of … Read More

Brain Stem Stroke & Recovery | Antonio Iannella

Recovery from a Brain Stem Stroke

Brain Stem Stroke Stroke Podcast Episode 29 – Antonio Iannella, is father, musician and a brain stem stroke survivor. In 2009 at the age of 38 he experienced a haemorrhagic stroke while on the trip of a lifetime with his family in Vietnam. Antonio spent eleven days in a Saigon hospital, five of which in intensive care while waiting for a rescue … Read More

Managing pain after stroke | Kevin Grisé

The Hypnotist - Kevin Grisé

Can hypnotic suggestion help when managing pain after stroke? Stroke Podcast Episode 26 – While there are many pharmaceutical products to help when managing pain after stroke that are very successful the long term use of pills is not ideal. When I recently met the latest guest on the stroke podcast I couldn’t help but wonder whether there are other tools … Read More

So I decided to create a stroke recovery podcast.

I was looking for a stroke podcast. I never thought that I was going to be the host of a stroke podcast. As an owner of a Property Maintenance Company, the road that led to the work I do today emerged from the most hostile conditions. After experiencing the first of three brain hemorrhages (hemorrhagic strokes)  in Feb of 2012, I … Read More