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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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Rehab Select’s Stroke Rehab Program: Interview with Our Director

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 18, 2019 12:30:00 PM

Rehab Select’s stroke rehabilitation program aims to promote evidence- and guideline-based care in order to maximize patient outcomes. By improving the organization, direction, and efficiency of care, we are able to support effective education delivery, patient transition, and discharge planning services while simultaneously reducing the cost of service.

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What Does a Stroke Recovery Timeline Look Like?

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jul 11, 2019 8:30:00 AM

The stroke recovery timeline is unpredictable. Some patients may recover completely within weeks of a stroke; others may take months or even years to fully recover; and still others may experience moderate to severe side effects on a permanent basis.

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Stroke Side Effects: What You Need to Know

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Jun 27, 2019 10:30:00 AM

When an area of the brain experiences a sudden reduction or loss of blood flow, the affected brain cells are deprived of oxygen, and within seconds begin to die. This process is known as a stroke. Strokes are both relatively common, and extremely serious - the Mayo Clinic categorizes them as a medical emergency, requiring urgent treatment.

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3 Tips for Stroke Recovery

Posted by Bobby Stephenson | Nov 16, 2018 8:00:00 AM

If you are a stroke survivor or have a loved one who is, chances are you have a lot of questions about the recovery process. 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 things you can do to help ensure that recovery potential is realized to the very fullest. With that in mind, here are 3 tips for stroke recovery.

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