How to Manage Your Spasticity

Managing Your Spasticity  After a brain injury occurs, you may experience many new symptoms. Significant muscle tightness, known as spasticity of hypertonicity,  may be one of these symptoms. [...]

Reducing the Risk of a Stroke

What is a Stroke? Stroke is a disease that negatively affects the arteries leading to and within the brain. A stroke occurs when brain cannot get the oxygen and nutrients it needs from a clot [...]

10 Tips for Healthy Eating with Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic imbalance of blood glucose levels. Diabetes can be managed through diet, exercise, and medication. Choosing the right foods, eating regular meals, and limiting portions are [...]

Stroke Resources in Baton Rouge

There are a number of resources in the Baton Rouge area for those who have had a stroke. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some of those available in our area in the hopes that [...]

What is FEES and why might I need it?

Sage Outpatient is now offering Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing (FEES)!  What is FEES? Fiberoptic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing, or FEES, is a procedure that helps the speech [...]

Do I Need a Home Safety Evaluation?

What Is A Home Safety Evaluation? Sage Outpatient’s interdisciplinary therapy team consisting of physical, occupational, speech therapists, and a social worker routinely participate in home [...]

Occupation and Neuroplasticity

Neuroplasticity is defined as the brain’s ability to reorganize and regenerate neural connections. This means after a neurological event, such as a stroke or brain injury, the brain has the [...]

The Importance of Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy is important for individuals of all ages.  April is occupational therapy month, so it is a great time to celebrate the value of occupational therapy! Occupational therapists [...]

Monthly Stroke Support Group Launched at Sage Outpatient and Day Neuro

Sage Outpatient and Day Neuro Program is pleased to announce the launch of our Stroke Support Group! The inaugural monthly support group was held Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The goal of the new [...]