Archives for the Month of May, 2012

Box

Box / Wellcome Images

Box / Wellcome Images

When I moved, I found a big cardboard box of old rehab gadgets in a closet: old braces, special shoes, splints that I don’t need anymore, light weights, toys for a kid that I used to strengthen my hand. I had forgotten the box because rehab takes so long.

Megaphone

Megaphone / Library of Congress

Megaphone / Library of Congress

Mindpop has made me famous. This past weekend, I was invited to Salt Lake City to speak for the Utah Stroke Symposium, thanks to a Mindpop reader.

I told the doctor and therapist audience to be encouraging to their patients. I haven’t always had encouraging care. Watch out, heartless medical staff, your patients are speaking.