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Neuroplasticity – What’s The Evidence?

Neuroplasticity – What’s The Evidence?

Neuroplasticity – What’s The Evidence? by Brie Darcy, PT, DPT Neuroplasticity - maybe you’ve heard the term, but what does it mean? Neuroplasticity is the brain’s ability to modify, change, and adapt (both structure and function) throughout life in response to...

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Moterum Research Presented at the APTA CSM

Moterum Research Presented at the APTA CSM

Moterum Research Presented at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) Combined Sections Meeting Research conferences understandably look quite a bit different this year! Nonetheless, we were delighted to (virtually) present clinical research findings at the...

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Happy ‘Better’ Year!

Happy ‘Better’ Year!

Happy ‘Better’ Year and Tips for Meeting the Top 3 Resolutions (Even During a Pandemic) I recently wished a friend ‘Happy New Year’ and she responded with a phrase that continues to stick with me... Happy ‘Better’ Year! It’s true - I’d imagine that nearly all of us...

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Clinical Trials – An Overview

Clinical Trials – An Overview

Clinical Trials – An Overview by Brie Darcy, PT, DPT With the recent development of a COVID-19 vaccine, there has been a lot of discussion around clinical trials. Clinical trials are an essential and impactful part of healthcare. Broadly speaking, clinical trials are...

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Moterum Technologies: 2020 in Review

Moterum Technologies: 2020 in Review

Moterum Technologies: 2020 in ReviewAs 2020 comes to a close, we look back in gratitude for the support we have received in our efforts to serve the population of neural survivors. Below, we provide a summary of Moterum’s 2020 efforts and milestone achievements.Launch...

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Gait Analysis – What Can It Tell Us? – Part II

Gait Analysis – What Can It Tell Us? – Part II

Gait Analysis – The How and The Why (Plus 5 Key Benefits) Part II by Brie Darcy, PT, DPT At Moterum Technologies, one of our primary goals is not only to help people move more but to help them move better. This requires a substantial emphasis and understanding on the...

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Manuscript Published in Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation Journal

Manuscript Published in Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation Journal

Manuscript Published in Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation Journal We are thrilled to announce that our manuscript entitled “Wearable Gait Device for Stroke Gait Rehabilitation at Home” has been published in the journal, Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation. Topics in Stroke...

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10 MODIFIABLE Risk Factors for Stroke

10 MODIFIABLE Risk Factors for Stroke

10 MODIFIABLE Risk Factors for Stroke by Brie Darcy, PT, DPT October 29th was World Stroke Day. Almost a month later, the impact and awareness it created is still fresh in our mind. This campaign, hosted by the World Stroke Organization, is a GLOBAL movement dedicated...

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Gait Analysis – What Can It Tell Us? – Part I

Gait Analysis – What Can It Tell Us? – Part I

Gait Analysis – What Can It Tell Us? Part I by Brie Darcy, PT, DPT  Try the following exercise – close your eyes and picture three people walking. Imagine the first person is walking very quickly. They are taking long, fast steps and their arms are swinging rapidly...

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Moterum News: Manuscript Accepted in a Leading Journal

Moterum News: Manuscript Accepted in a Leading Journal

Manuscript Accepted to Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation  Our manuscript titled “Wearable Gait Device for Stroke Gait Rehabilitation at Home” has been accepted for publication to the rehabilitation journal, Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation! Topics in Stroke...

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Make Sure Your Recovery is on Track!

Make Sure Your Recovery is on Track!

 Don't let the pandemic slow your recovery by Umangi Singh, Brie Darcy, PT, DPT & Juanita Nidhindra Keep Your Recovery on Track! I was talking to a friend on the phone recently and she told me about one of the kindest ladies she knows - her neighbor. Her neighbor...

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Caregivers – We’re Here For You, Too

Caregivers – We’re Here For You, Too

Caregivers - We’re Here For You, Too By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPT When a loved one experiences a stroke, family, friends, and other loved ones may unexpectedly find themselves in a new role: caregiver. Unlike chronic or other progressive illnesses, a stroke often provides...

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Goal Setting: A Way To Move Forward

Goal Setting: A Way To Move Forward

Goal Setting: A Way To Move Forward By: Umangi Singh, Brie Darcy & Juanita Nidhindra It’s easy to lose the sight of the finish line when we can’t even see the starting point. For many of us or our loved ones who have survived a stroke or brain injury, the thought...

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Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Crystal Williams!

Moterum iStride Device™ User Spotlight – Crystal Williams!

Suffering a stroke is a life-changing event, at any age and stage in life. For Crystal, this event occurred at the young age of 21 AND while she was pregnant with her 1st child. There is a lot we can learn from Crystal’s resilience and persistence. Take a read below...

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8 Tips For Boosting Optimism

8 Tips For Boosting Optimism

8 Tips For Boosting Optimism By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPT Last month on our blog, we shared exciting new research highlighting the benefits of an optimistic mindset. In case you missed it, you can review it here. While optimism may come naturally to some individuals, in...

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The Telehealth Evolution

The Telehealth Evolution

The Telehealth Evolution - Then, Now, and Future directions of tele-rehabilitation by Lauren Rashford, DPT You may have heard the terms “Telehealth”, “telemedicine”, or “telerehab” bounced around a lot recently. They generally all arrive at the same meaning with...

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Optimism – A Way To Promote Longevity?

Optimism – A Way To Promote Longevity?

Optimism – A Way To Promote Longevity? By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPT. Silver linings. Rose-colored glasses. Turning lemons into lemonade.  These common phrases are used to describe a term that has become very popular in the medical field. Optimism.Optimism can be described...

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The Story of Speed and Balance

The Story of Speed and Balance

The Story of Speed and Balance By: Anchita Nidhindra, Juanita Nidhindra.   While the wizards at Moterum are working tirelessly to demystify walking “speed” and “balance”, I am going to tell you another story - a story that unveils the secrets of “speed” and...

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Breaking Through a Recovery Plateau

Breaking Through a Recovery Plateau

Breaking Through a Recovery Plateau by Brie Darcy, PT, DPT. What Is a Recovery Plateau? If you or a loved one has experienced a stroke, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of the dreaded recovery plateau. Simply defined, a plateau is a state of little or no change...

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Walking Independence: Perspectives Across 3 Generations

Walking Independence: Perspectives Across 3 Generations

Walking Independence: Perspectives Across 3 Generations, During the Coronavirus Pandemic  By: Juanita Nidhindra. We are living in truly unprecedented times. While adjusting to the “new normal”, I find myself reflecting on some of the most fundamental aspects of our...

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Telemedicine: Here To Stay

Telemedicine: Here To Stay

Telemedicine: Here To Stay By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPT. To say our daily routines have changed since the coronavirus outbreak would be an understatement. While many of us adjust to social distancing and stay at home orders, the world around us is also adapting. Virtual...

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Managing Stress from a Holistic Health Coach’s Point of View

Managing Stress from a Holistic Health Coach’s Point of View

Managing Stress from a Holistic Health Coach’s Point of View By: Lisa Altieri, RN, CHHC A stroke can have very serious physical, as well as psychological, consequences for the survivor. The resulting physical difficulties can place considerable demands on both the...

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Keeping Calm Amidst Chaos

Keeping Calm Amidst Chaos

Keeping Calm Amidst Chaos – Tips to Promote a Calm Mindset By: Brie Darcy, PT, DPTWe all worry, feel upset and get nervous from time to time. Challenging situations arise in all of our lives. It’s part of the human experience. Some situations are individualized, while...

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