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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…

All About Stroke

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.…

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…

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…

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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,…

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…

“Vigo reaches its first customers” – Message from the Founder

On May 12th we launched the first public version of Vigo. Yay!! It took us around a year and a half, and even though that is considered a short time for launching a med tech product, sometimes it…

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Digital stroke rehabilitation assistant Vigo will be presented on European Stroke Awareness Day

On May 12th, at 11:00 AM EEST, digital rehabilitation assistant Vigo will be presented live on the internet and will become available to Latvia’s stroke patients. 25 to 30 thousand stroke patients…

Accessibility of rehabilitation for stroke during world wide isolation

It is well known that recovery from stroke takes a lot of time, discipline and effort from patients. It also requires a tremendous amount of human specialist involvement. Even before the COVID-19…

Vigo wins the grand prize in accelerator programme in the Netherlands

Vigo won the grand prize of €10'000 no-strings-attached cash in the accelerator programme organized by the European fintech unicorn Adyen, as well as mentorship from some of the Adyen’s most talented…