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45-year-old stroke survivor shares importance of rehabilitation

05/26/21

In February of this year, 45-year-old Ryan Wheeler suffered a brain stem stroke. When Ryan came to Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Huntington in mid-February, he needed assistance to carry out bathing and dressing tasks and was only able to take a few steps. Encompass Health speech therapist Kristin Norris and stroke survivor Ryan share more about his experience in an interview with WSAZ.

Medical director of stroke program discusses Stroke Awareness Month

05/20/21

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, and stroke is the second leading cause of death worldwide. Dr. Ron Barebo, neurologist and medical director of the stroke program at Encompass Health of Huntington, discusses the warning signs of stroke and treatment options.

Encompass Health Huntington director of therapy discusses signs, symptoms and care for strokes during American Stroke Month

05/11/20

During American Stroke Month, Kristy Wolfe Hanson, director of therapy at Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Huntington, discussed the signs and symptoms of strokes with WSAZ viewers. 

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Learn about mild head injury, concussion and chronic traumatic encephalopathy

Mild head injuries and concussions are the most common type of head injury, with more than 2 million injuries occurring each year. Attend this virtual CEU opportunity to learn more about the effects and treatment of these injuries. Guest speaker Dr. Richard Senelick specializes in both neurology and the subspecialty of neurorehabilitation.

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Dr. Senelick