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Hope arises for gains long after stroke

Stimulation, therapy tested

By Carey Goldberg
Globe Staff / December 21, 2006

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It has been nearly 10 years since a stroke left Jim Porter with an all-but-useless left hand and a weakened left arm. In the old days, he would have had no options: conventional wisdom long held that after a few months of recovery, stroke survivors never get any better. (Full article: 1029 words)

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