5 books to read after experiencing a stroke

In most cases, the first informative aid that family and the stroke survivor themselves use is Google or another search engine, however we also recommend reading these inspiring and educating books.…

Vigo leads discussion about digital therapy in the National Conversation festival LAMPA

Last Friday on September 4th, Vigo participated in the Latvian National Conversation festival LAMPA, leading the discussion "A doctor in your pocket. Science fiction or reality?". The discussion was…

NRC Vaivari starts using Vigo to treat stroke survivors

Application Vigo has reached the largest rehabilitation center in Latvia, National Rehabilitation Center Vaivari (NRC Vaivari), where it will begin using Vigo to treat stroke survivors. Digital…

Vigo rises as one of the leading European healthcare innovators in 2019

This year, one-third of the EIT Health flagship stories approved by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) comes from InnoStars – Central, Eastern and Southern European regions,…

Interview with CBT specialists: Rehabilitation process post stroke

Jānis Grants, psychology doctor and brain injury rehabilitation specialist, begins the interview by explaining the complexity of stroke rehabilitation process. "It is very complex and difficult, not…

Stroke and coronavirus: How are they related?

Researchers from Thomas Jefferson University claim that young patients without any stroke risk factors might have a higher risk experiencing a stroke if they have contracted COVID-19. That is…

Vigo in collaboration with Cēsis clinic begins a pilot project for stroke survivors

Cēsis clinic is the first health institution in Latvia that has begun offering stroke inpatients a new program made in Latvia that aims to reduce the time and efforts needed to recover from stroke…

What happens 5 years post stroke?

A stroke occurs suddenly and unexpectedly, however dealing with stroke after effects can take several years. In this article read about what happens 5 years post stroke and what can be expected…

Types of vision impairment after stroke

Vision impairment is quite a common stroke after effect. At least half of the stroke survivors will experience some kind of vision impairment, however others may have blurry vision or have other…

Interview with CBT specialists: “Stroke affects the whole family, not just the stroke survivor”

Agnese Orupe, a cognitive behavioral therapist in Latvia, says: "In our country we tend to not see it that way, but in other countries it is considered that the whole family suffers from stroke, not…

Stroke in men and women: Are there differences?

Diseases for both men and women are mostly similar, however they can show with different symptoms or occur due to different risk factors. This also goes to stroke. Stroke is one of those conditions…

Can stress cause a stroke?

It is well known that too much stress is bad for our health. It can cause headache, digestive issues, anxiety, problems with sleep, etc. But can stress cause a stroke? In this article read about…