Study Affirms Benefits of Microcurrent Therapy in Stroke Rehab

A study published in the journal Stroke affirms microcurrent stimulation to the vagus nerve has direct benefits for stroke survivors. The study shows that microcurrent pulses, like those generated by the Myopulse and Neuroscope, applied to the vagas nerve, which is located in the neck, relays information about the state of the body to the […]

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On August 2, 2017, posted in: Health insurance, Medical care, Stroke by

Microcurrent Therapy Benefits for Multiple Sclerosis Patients

Microcurrent therapy is one of the better, yet least known, therapies available for patients with multiple sclerosis. It relieves pain, clears brain fog, improves neurological and physical function, reduces spasticity, and, in tandem with physical therapy, helps increase energy and stamina. There is emerging evidence microcurrent treatment also aids in healing the myelin sheath damaged […]

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On March 8, 2016, posted in: Medical care, Multiple Sclerosis by

Shingles Increases Risk of Stroke and Heart Attack

New research indicates older people who develop shingles face a short-term increase in their risk for having a stroke or heart attack. The study, published in the December 15, 2005 issue of PLOS Medicine, included approximately 43,000 Medicare recipients diagnosed with both shingles and a stroke and another 24,000 shingles patients who experienced a heart […]

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On February 2, 2016, posted in: Medical care by

King-Devick Concussion Screening Test for Athletes in the Twin Cities and Western Wisconsin

We are pleased to announce Soter Healthcare is offering the King-Devick Concussion Screening Test (K-D Test), one of the best concussion screening tests available, for athletes and teams in the Twin Cities metro and Western Wisconsin. The K-D Test is a simple screening tool to help assess possible concussions and mild traumatic brain injuries (mTBI).  […]

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On August 11, 2015, posted in: Health insurance, Medical care by

Gordie Howe’s Treatment Raises Stem Cells Issues

The Detroit News is reporting on a controversy surrounding the stem cells used to treat NHL legend Gordie Howe. Howe suffered a stroke on October 26, 2014 and was in declining health. He received stem cell treatment in December, and family members share that his condition has improved a great deal. The source of the […]

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