Best stroke recovery practices

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We summarize expert recommendations for movement recovery under six topics. Those are,

  1. Move as early as possible, with the physician’s consent,
  2. Start an intense exercise program,
  3. Engage in meaningful/task-specific daily activities,
  4. Repeat activities consistently and incrementally,
  5. Add aerobic and muscle-strengthening exercises,
  6. Set goals

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There are a few free online tools that help stroke survivors to regain movement after a stroke in Canada. This post summarises such tools with links for you to register and follow.

Also, you can find the best practices for stroke survivors, experts recommend regaining movements after a stroke in this post on five basic rules. Moreover, you can find specific guidelines in these posts to regain arm and hand movements and walking ability after a stroke.

At least 40 out of 100 of those who rush to an emergency room with a stroke have no bladder control. Of them, 25 stroke survivors may leave the hospital with urine incontinence. It is useful to know how a stroke causes incontinence and the different types of bladder problems. There are effective methods to regain bladder control.

Stroke caregivers play a very big role in providing personal care to and helping to regain activities of daily living for stroke survivors. Among many, preventing bed and pressure sores is preventable and essential. Find out what experts suggest as best practices to prevent bed sores after a stroke. Similarly, Find out the detrimental effects of prolonged bed rest.

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