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.org 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

Stroke Recovery Timeline | Bill Gasiamis

Stroke Recovery Timeline

What is an achievable stroke recovery timeline? Stroke Podcast Episode 31 – I get asked a lot of questions about stroke, the most common being, how long will it take for me to recover from stroke? Although there is no stroke recovery timeline for each unique stroke there are some things we can do to get back to health as … 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

Running After Stroke | Donna Campisi

Running After Stroke

How to get back to running after stroke Stroke Podcast Episode 28 – Getting back to running after stroke with foot drop was not really something on Donna’s mind until her early 40’s. At 8 years old, Donna survived a stroke (and other serious complications) and doctors said she would never walk or talk again. At 14, she was in a … Read More

Rewiring The Brain | Michael Merzenich

Neural plasticity and rewiring your brain. Stroke Podcast Episode 27 – If you have had a similar experience with stroke as I, Rewiring the brain may be just as important to you as it to me. After I experience 3 brain bleeds between 2012 and 2014.  I have left no stone unturned while on the search to recover the deficits that … Read More

Stroke Recovery | Clare Coffield

Stroke Recovery Stroke Podcast Episode 10 – Clare Coffield’s stroke recovery has been challenging but rewarding. Clare’s life’s experiences have all been vital in teaching her the skills she needed to recover from stroke after a recent Brain Bleed.  As a result of the stroke Clare had been left with deficits to her arm and leg and she underwent rehabilitation to learn how to walk … Read More