John Humphrey of Windsor is living proof that people who have had a stroke can show recovery years later. Humphrey’s recovery, which began 23 years after he suffered a stroke that caused paralysis in his left arm as a teenager, was noted by researchers at Lawson and Western University. Photo credit: Paul Mayne, Western University.
A Windsor man who regained use of his hand 23 years after having had a stroke is being described as a “remarkable” case by researchers who have tracked his recovery. The rare case challenges the conventional belief that stroke recovery occurs early or not at all.