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Richard C Senelick, MD

Joined: 02/07/2011
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Richard C. Senelick M.D. is a physician specializing in both neurology and the subspecialty of neurorehabilitation. He did his undergraduate and medical school training at the University of Illinois in Chicago and his residency in neurology at the University of Utah. He has lived in San Antonio, Texas for over 35 years where he has served as the Medical Director of HealthSouth RIOSA, The Rehabilitation Institute of San Antonio, since its inception in 1988. He is also the Editor in Chief of Health South Press, the publishing arm of one the nation's largest rehabilitation hospital systems. He is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Neurology at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio.

Dr. Senelick writes a blog on health care related issues and neurorehabilitation for the Huffington Post and The Atlantic as well as a blog for his own website.

Dr. Senelick recently received the 2011 Lifetime Achievement Award at the Healthcare Heroes Awards ceremony.

He is a frequently sought after speaker both nationally and internationally. Amongst his many books and publications, he has authored Living With Stroke: A Guide for Families, Living With Brain Injury: A Guide for Families, The Spinal Cord Injury Handbook, and Beyond Please and Thank You: The Disability Awareness Handbook. Dr. Senelick has also produced a number of educational DVDs on both Stroke and Traumatic Brain Injury.

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Reply: arm odor
No question this is an unusual symptom. After a stroke, people can sweat...More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD
Reply: Stroke victim always sleeping
Fatigue is a very common complaint after a stroke or brain injury. It is...More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD
Reply: carotid
Good Luck. The key is to be sure that the surgeon and the surgical team...More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD
Reply: Young and recently had stroke
The most important thing is to get a complete evaluation and determine the...More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD
Reply: Accurate Eye Exam after Stroke?
It would be unusual to lose vision to both sides after a stroke. The typical...More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD
Reply: Phones for stroke victims
If you type in "cordless large button phones for seniors" in any search...More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD
Reply: Need answers
If you have never had a headache this bad before, in other words, the "worst...More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD
Reply: Vertebral Arteries
The angiogram is done the same way as when we examine the carotid arteries....More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD
Reply: Dissection on carotid artery
I am sorry to hear about your son. First, there is no way to predict that...More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD
Reply: muscle cramps in stroke victims
These may not be traditional cramps, particularly if they are only in your...More
After your stroke you may be experiencing a new normal, but remember what George Eliot said- It is never too late to be what you might have been. You still can achieve new goals.
Posted by Richard C Senelick, MD