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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: Should we be concerned about TIAs?
I don't think these "spells" are TIAs but, your father definitely needs to...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.
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Reply: My dad had a massive stroke left side
I am sorry to hear about your father's stroke. It is important to...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: Best course of action- financially and medically.
I would agree that this not a medical question. Do you live in the United...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: Effects of a stroke
Unusual feelings can be very hard to diagnose. Have you received 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: Confused and scared
I think the most difficult part at this point is that you do not have expert...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: Questions about stroke
I am sorry to hear about your grandma. It would help to know the location...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 (TIA)
It is difficult to make a diagnosis over the Internet. However, one has...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: Do strokes always show up on a brain scan?
Yours is an unusual situation. As I read the first part of your note, I was...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 with Double vision
It sounds like you are in very good hands and sound advice. Keep us posted.
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 with Double vision
It is difficult to give you specific advice based in what you have told us....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