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What is Stroke Rehabilitation?

Stroke rehabilitation is a comprehensive program to help you recover from the effects of the event and lower your risk of having another one. That assessment is typically done by a team of medical professionals and therapists that may include a physician, physiotherapist, occupational therapist, speech therapist, dietitian, and rehabilitation nurse. This website is focused on physiotherapy in stroke rehabilitation.

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STROKE INFOGRAPHIC

A stroke can have an impact on your ability to sit, move, balance, stand, and walk. Your physiotherapist will work with you to set goals and create a rehabilitation plan that is tailored to your specific needs. Exercise will enhance your fitness and overall health while also lowering your chance of another stroke.

MOBILITY AFTER STROKE

WHY IS ENDURANCE IMPORTANT AFTER STROKE?

Aside from sensory motor impairment, cardiovascular endurance will be affected following a stroke. Improving cardiovascular capacity during early stroke rehabilitation may have the potential to promote recovery. Cardiovascular exercise like aerobic exercise enhance their endurance and walking capacity in mild to moderately affected individuals.