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3 Stroke Recovery Exercises for Rehabilitation

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 5, 2024 9:00:00 AM

If you’re a stroke survivor or have a loved one who is, chances are you have a lot of questions about stages of stroke recovery. Since every stroke patient is different, there simply are no easy answers as to how fast or how far recovery will progress, but you should know that there are tips for stroke recovery that can help ensure better outcomes.  

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Long Term Effects of Stroke: How Counseling and Therapy Can Help

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Apr 9, 2024 8:00:00 AM

When someone has a stroke, it is common to think that the biggest ramifications will be physical and/or cognitive. And it is true that patients will have physical and cognitive long term effects of stroke to at least some degree, but one commonoutcomeof stroke is depression. For that reason, stroke rehabilitation must include treatment for depression and treating stroke's cognitive and physical effects.

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Understanding the Mental and Emotional Effects of Stroke

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Apr 4, 2024 9:00:00 AM

For patients and their loved ones, the physical effects of stroke – paralysis, weakness, vision loss, and pain, among many other potential problems – are clear. However, the emotional effects of stroke can be much more difficult to recognize, and they can be just as traumatic and limiting as physical problems – even more so in some cases. For that reason, understanding these changes and taking steps to address them is essential to making the most of stroke rehab and recovery

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8 Stroke Warning Signs Everyone Should Know

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Mar 12, 2024 8:00:00 AM


Stroke is the most frequent cause of long-term disability in the U.S. and the fifth leading cause of death, according to the American Stroke Association.

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6 Stroke Rehabilitation Methods: How They Help Patients Heal

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Sep 10, 2019 8:00:00 AM

After a stroke, one of the most important ways to encourage recovery is to begin a rehabilitation program right away. The overarching goal of stroke rehabilitation is to stabilize your condition, help you gain optimal function, and promote the best quality of life.

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The Latest Advances in Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 29, 2019 1:00:00 PM

Strokes are one of the leading causes of long-term disability in the US, affecting nearly 800,000 Americans every year. Recovering from the severe side effects caused by strokes can be a long and arduous process, requiring intensive rehabilitative therapy.

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What To Do After a Stroke: 9 Things Caregivers Should Know

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 22, 2019 10:15:00 AM

It’s difficult to watch someone you care about suffer through a stroke, and the additional prospect of taking responsibility for their care can be overwhelming. However, with some preparation and advocacy, you can take some of the pressure off and make the best decisions to support your loved one’s recovery.

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How Inpatient Rehab Facilities Help with Your Post Stroke Care Plan

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Aug 13, 2019 8:30:00 AM

The American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation estimates 55% of stroke patients require inpatient care after their initial hospitalization to help them recover. If you or a loved one has been affected by a stroke that caused significant impairment, the best source for care and recovery is an inpatient rehab facility like Rehab Select. We design a post-stroke care plan to guide you toward the most effective path to recovery.

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How to Choose The Right Stroke Rehab Facility

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 30, 2019 2:45:00 PM

Stroke rehabilitation aims to help stroke patients deal with the side effects of a stroke. These side effects may be physical, cognitive, or psychological, and will vary in intensity depending on the severity and location of the stroke.

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How Physical Therapy Helps Stroke Patients

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 23, 2019 8:30:00 AM

More than 700,000 Americans suffer a stroke every year. Strokes can be devastating, physically, cognitively, and emotionally. The process of recovery may be tough, but physical therapy can be helpful for minimizing symptoms and improving quality of life after a stroke.

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Topics: Stroke Rehabilitation