Tag Archive: stroke

The Importance of Physical and Occupational Therapies After a Stroke

3.26.24

A stroke is a medical emergency that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted or reduced, damaging brain cells. The effects of a stroke can be devastating, often resulting in physical disabilities and limitations. However, with the help of Physical and Occupational Therapies, stroke survivors can significantly improve their quality of life and regain their independence. DIFFERENCE... Read More

Keeping Things Moving

7.29.19

On Tuesday, July 16, 2019, three acute-care medical professionals from Long Beach Memorial Medical Center visited the support groups for stroke survivors and caregivers at Stroke Support Association in Long Beach to answer questions about post-stroke care. Jackie Starks, a speech therapist, Lydia Cheung, an occupational therapist, and Kenneth Barcelona, a physical therapist, arriving in work scrubs, took questions from... Read More

Presentation: Vision After Stroke – July 10

6.26.18

  The Stroke Support Association invites you to join a special presentation by Dr. Rachelle Lin of Ketchum Health University Eye Center. Vision After Stroke When: Tuesday, July 10, 2018 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Location: California Heights Methodist Church 3759 Orange Avenue (at Bixby Road) Long Beach, CA 90807 Our regular stroke survivor and caregiver support groups will follow immediately... Read More