"Life After Stroke"

"Life After Stroke"

"Life After Stroke" is a new weekly radio show hosted by Emmy Award winning TV host, producer and stroke survivor, Christopher Ewing. Each week the show is recorded during an actual stroke support group and features interviews with doctors and therapists, as well as the chance for stroke survivors to be able to share what's on their mind. For more information, just go to www.TheStrokeChannel.TV!... Show More

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In this very important episode of "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", Christopher speaks with Dr. Jason Hinman, Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Stroke and Neuro-rehabilitation Divisions at the UCLA Stroke Center in Los Angeles, CA. Topics covered in this episode include: - Does stem therapy work in stroke survivors? - How is stem cell therapy performed in the body? - Is stem cell therapy safe? - Are there any p... Read more

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In this very important episode of "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", Christopher speaks with Dr. Jason Hinman, Assistant Professor of Neurology in the Stroke and Neuro-rehabilitation Divisions at the UCLA Stroke Center in Los Angeles, CA. Topics covered in this episode include: - Does stem therapy work in stroke survivors? - How is stem cell therapy performed in the body? - Is stem cell therapy safe? - Are there any p... Read more

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During this episode of "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", the group discusses the topic of feeling ashamed to be seen or to speak in public after having had a stroke. "Life After Stroke" is a hit radio show hosted by Emmy Award winning TV host, motivational speaker, and stroke survivor, Christopher Ewing. Each episode is recorded during an actual stroke support group and features interviews with doctors and therapists, a... Read more

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During this episode of "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", the group discusses the topic of feeling ashamed to be seen or to speak in public after having had a stroke. "Life After Stroke" is a hit radio show hosted by Emmy Award winning TV host, motivational speaker, and stroke survivor, Christopher Ewing. Each episode is recorded during an actual stroke support group and features interviews with doctors and therapists, a... Read more

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During this episode of "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", the group discusses how they have adjusted to the fact that they had a stroke, and share some of the things that they did to help speed along their recovery. Also, there is a special announcement regarding the caregivers in a stroke survivors life! "Life After Stroke" is a hit radio show hosted by Emmy Award winning TV host, motivational speaker, and stroke surviv... Read more

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So if you are a stroke survivor, then you may have experienced headaches that are more painful, and more frequent, than you did before your stroke. And since headaches can be a warning sign that another stroke could be happening, how do you know when your post-stroke headache is an emergency vs. when it is not? "How do you know when it's time to go" to the ER to get it checked out? This week on "Life After Stroke with Christop... Read more

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April 12, 2019 100 min

This week on "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", Christopher chats with Maria Fisk, Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center on the importance of maintaining a healthy diet, pre and post stroke. Topics covered in this episode include: - Which foods are safest for a stroke survivor to eat? - How many milligrams of salt per serving is safe for a stroke survivor? - Are ... Read more

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March 27, 2019 47 min

This week on "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", Christopher chats with the group about the importance of remaining active and creative, and not giving in (and not giving up) following a stroke. "Life After Stroke" is a hit radio show hosted by Emmy Award winning TV host, motivational speaker, and stroke survivor, Christopher Ewing. Each episode is recorded during an actual stroke support group and features interviews wi... Read more

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March 10, 2019 55 min

This week on "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", Christopher chats with David Korse, President & CEO of Abilities Expo, a nationwide trade show dedicated to highlighting products geared for those who may have a physical disability or motor function impairment. Abilities Expo brings exhibitors from around the world all under one roof, allowing visitors to see, up-close, some of the wonderful products that are out there that... Read more

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February 28, 2019 78 min

On this week's show, we chat with Dr. Annette Swain, a clinical neuropsychologist who specializes in cognitive difficulties following a stroke. Topics covered in this episode include: - Following a stroke, what area of the brain is more prone to cause cognitive difficulties? - Do all strokes cause some type of cognitive difficulty? - What type of cognitive difficulties happen the most following a stroke? - What is actually hap... Read more

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February 18, 2019 88 min

On this week's show, we chat with Kathi Koll, author of the book “Kick Ass Kinda Girl: A Memoir of Life, Love and Caregiving”. She is also the president and founder of the Kathi Koll Foundation, which offers support for caregivers. In 2005, Kathi’s husband, Don, suffered a major stroke that left him paralyzed from the neck down and on a respirator. Doctors said he would only live for 24 hours, but he went on to live for anothe... Read more

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February 9, 2019 90 min

On this week's show, we chat with Dr. Echo Tan, Assistant Professor of Neurology at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Tan has been in the neurology department at Cedars for over 4 years and is a specialist in movement disorders, and treating spasticity in stroke survivors through the use of botox. Topics covered in this episode include: - What is spasticity? - When does spasticity usually happen following a... Read more

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January 30, 2019 64 min

On this week's show, we chat with Megan K. Young, Occupational Therapy Supervisor at Providence St. Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA. Ms. Young received her Master’s of Arts in Occupational Therapy from University of Southern California in 2010, began her professional OT career in the pediatric setting, but had a desire to work with the adult population in a hospital setting and made the transition in 2013. She has experience... Read more

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January 19, 2019 65 min

This week on "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", we chat with Qing Zhang, a Doctor of Medicine in Beijing China, who is now a Neuro-Certified Specialist in Physical Therapy at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Topics covered in this episode include: ▪ The most common physical deficits following a stroke ▪ Why is there weakness following a stroke ▪ How to get stronger following a stroke ▪ How to strengthen yo... Read more

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January 17, 2019 80 min

This week on "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", we chat with Dr. James Finley and Dr. Natalia Sanchez in the Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy at USC. Topics covered in this episode include: ▪ The research that goes into improving the motor skills of stroke survivors ▪ The work that it takes to be able to apply to do clinical studies on the effects of stroke ▪ Some of the exciting advances that are happen... Read more

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This week on "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", we chat with Dr. Ambooj Tiwari, a Stroke Neurologist and Neurointerventional Radiologist/Surgeon. Board certified in Neurology and stroke, Dr. Tiwari has actively participated and presented at various local, national and international neurology and neuro-endovascular conferences. He's published in various areas including both stroke epidemiology as well as endovascular tre... Read more

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This week on "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", we chat with Linda Dominguez-Gasson, MCD, CCC-SLP, the Manager of Speech Pathology, Neurodiagnostics, and Audiology at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank, CA. With over 40 years of experience, she is state-licensed in the area of Speech, Language, Cognition and Swallowing. She also has her Masters Degree in Speech-Language Pathology, with a strong emphasis in... Read more

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This week on "Life After Stroke with Christopher Ewing", we chat with Dr. Stuart Glassner, a former social worker with a desire to help people as much as he can, who decided to become a doctor specializing in the brain and stroke. He is the former Neurocritical Care Director at University of Florida - Jacksonville and is now at UCSF -Fresno as Neurocritical Care Attending Intensivist and soon-to-be Fellowship Director. His areas ... Read more

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In this episode, the group chats with Dr. Robert Darflinger, a neurointerventional surgeon who specializes in stroke.

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