Video Campaign

Life With Spasticity, an educational online platform intended to provide comprehensive information and motivational support for stroke survivors who experience post-stroke spasticity. This series of videos where patients, families and carers share their experiences aim to provide emotional support and motivation for stroke survivors.

Video campaign episode 65 – Exercises on the trick board

In today's video Kassia shows us her trick board and some exercises on it. She says it's important to stay tuned with the exercises in order not to get out of practice. The Trick Board is her favorite of all devices she uses.

Video campaign episode 64 – Introduction to the trick board

In the 64th video of the video campaign Kassia introduces her trick board and how it helps her with the disease. She also encourages more Stroke surviovers and their relatives to work with it as it would help a lot with the recovery.

Video campaign episode 63 – Which rehabilitation devices do you use? Summary

In the 63rd video of the video campaign we show you the summary of the single devices Kassia presented. So that you can once again get a complete overview. We hope you enjoyed the video series of Kassia presenting her devices.

Video campaign episode 62 – Which rehabilitation devices do you use? part 5

Today we show Part 5 of the video series: "devices I use". In the video Kasia presents her handmade "bean bags" and how she uses them.

Video campaign episode 61 – Which rehabilitation devices do you use? part 4

In today's video Kassia introduces us to more of her practice equipment. The stability ball and the spiky ball, the spiky ball one of her favourites and she shows us which exercises she finds best.

Video campaign episode 60 – Which rehabilitation devices do you use? part 3

In the 60th video of the video campaign Kassia continues to talk about the devices she uses at home. This time she introduces us to her hand strengthener and her streching straps.

Video campaign episode 59 – Which rehabilitation devices do you use?

In the 59th video of the video campaign Kasia continues to talk about the rehabilitation devices she uses at home. She explains what she did to help with muscular imbalance in her legs and how yoga helps her to grow in confidence. 

Video campaign episode 58 – Which rehabilitation devices do you use?

In the 58th video of the video campaign Kasia talks about the training equipment she uses to work out at home and how the different devices can be utilized to support the rehabilitation process. 

Video campaign episode 57 – How important is to keep hope alive?

In the 57th video of the video campaign Kasia mentions how important it is to have hope. Hope to herself and to others. It is also nice for her to see that in a group all are happy for others when someone has made it and was successful.

Video campaign episode 56 – How helpful are support goups?

In the 56th video of the video campaign Kassia tells about the support groups and that there is no offline group in her city, but that you can also use social media groups and no question is left unanswered.

Video campaign episode 55 – How imprtant are people around you after a stroke?

In the 55th video of the video campaign Kasia describes what the post-stroke experience is like, especially when it comes to friends and how to deal with it. It is very difficult for both sides, but it would be very helpful and also nice to know that you can rely on friends and family.

Video campaign episode 54 – What do you use for strengthening your hand?

The 54th video of the video campaign is about Kasias exercises for the hands. She is talking about the ones who were best for her and why it helped her with her spasticity.

Video campaign episode 53 – How do you manage your spasticity?

In the 53rd video of the video campaign Kasia describes the different types of massages and which are best for her. She also mentions that it is important to remember to do your exercises and that there are exercises that are helpful and others less. And as well as some of her hobbies like knitting are not good for her because the next day she feels lousy.

Video campaign episode 52 – How would you describe spasticity?

In the 52nd video of the video campaign Kasia describes her definition of spasticity and the differences between them.

Video campaign episode 51 – How did you notice your rehabilitation progress?

In the 51st video of the video campaign she describes the progress she has made from then until today. And what her greatest milestone in the process of healing was and how she measured it.

Video campaign episode 50 – How would you describe a successful physiotherapy?

In the 50th video of the video campaign, Kasia talks about how physiotherapy helped her to move her fingers again. She says that it doesn't work from now on and that patience is needed, but when you can move a part of your hand that is the most beautiful feeling in the world.

Video campaign episode 49 – How does life after stroke looks like?

In the 49th video of the video campaign Kasia talks about her life after the stroke and what motivates her. But she also says that it is hard for her and that she would like to go to a full time job again, but because of the stroke this is not possible at the moment. But because of the exercises she is doing, she has not lost hope yet and that she will continue to win the fight against the stroke.

Video campaign episode 48 – How did your stroke happen?

In the 48th video of the video campaign Kasia introduces herself and tells about her first stroke and why she was lucky.

Video campaign episode 47 – What else keeps you motivated?

In the 47th video of the video campaign Ivan Umek talks about that his family being his motivation to go on and that everyone can have a bad day but you have to move on. Furthermore, he reports that sport helped him with the coordination of movements.

Video campaign episode 46 – Right now, have you already accepted the new situation?

IIn the 46th video of the video campaign, Ivan Umek's wife talks about when and how she handled her husband's stroke.

How Karl’s life is influenced by spasticity



In everyday life, patients with spasticity may experience physical symptoms (e.g., pain, contractures, pressure sores), decreased functional abilities, difficulties with mobility, hygiene and care, decreased quality of life, and be prone to developing secondary conditions such as infections and psychological disorders, especially anxiety and depression.

Your questions around spasticity



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