Death Chairs

If You Can’t Walk, Run!

The 2-year effort to return to running after my stroke certainly tells a compelling story of patience, persistence, and perseverance. But the story reveals more. The effort validated rather definitively a new way of thinking about stroke recovery that has been formulating in my mind over the past two years. Begin by viewing the video…

Spastic Arm

Taming Tone – The Introduction

All 5 actionable areas contribute mightily to the debilitating effects of stroke, but tone can be the most intractable and is often the final impediment to a full recovery. This post will begin the tone category by defining and describing tone. Tone used to be called spasticity, but spasticity is very hard to say for…