Author Archives for Mike Sasso

Two-part Presentation: Reduce your Risks of Falls after Stroke

February 21, 2020 10:49 am Published by Comments Off on Two-part Presentation: Reduce your Risks of Falls after Stroke

Stroke survivors are at high risk of falls due to loss of control over an affected arm or leg, compromised balance, and cognitive impairment. According to the American Stroke Association, “…up to 73% of stroke survivors experience a fall in the first six months after discharge home,” and the threat can remain long afterward. Physical therapy is crucial, but so... Read More


Stroke Recovery & Exercise: When Physical Therapy Ends, Then What?

February 21, 2020 10:46 am Published by Comments Off on Stroke Recovery & Exercise: When Physical Therapy Ends, Then What?

On Tuesday, February 4, 2020, Tracy Markley, a fitness specialist, stroke and exercise expert and author, presented “Stroke Recovery & Exercise: When Physical Therapy Ends, Then What?” to the members of Stroke Support Association (SSA) in Long Beach. Tracy spoke of how and in what order the brain communicates with the limbs and how to use exercise tools such as... Read More


Long Beach Memorial Medical Center’s Annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar

January 29, 2020 10:36 am Published by Comments Off on Long Beach Memorial Medical Center’s Annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar

The Memorial Care Heart & Vascular Institute and Comprehensive Stroke Center at Long Beach Medical Center are hosting their 13th Annual Women’s Heart & Stroke Seminar: Date: Saturday, February 22, 2020 Time: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Location: 2801 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, CA 90806 Registration: $25.00 At the seminar, you’ll learn how to manage risk factors for heart disease... Read More