Stroke movement recovery

Researchers have uncovered best practices to recover movements after a stroke. This page curates posts that discuss the latest and high-quality research findings and expert recommendations for your use in daily practice as a stroke caregiver.

Six basic rules to regain movements after a stroke

We can summarise expert recommendations to regain movements after a stroke into six basic rules.

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How to recover arm & hand movements after a stroke

This post reviews how to apply the above basic rules to recover arm and hand movements after a stroke.

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Best practices to recover walking ability

This post reviews the recommendations about how to apply basic rules to recover walking ability after a stroke.

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Games like card play help improve hand/arm recovery.

Playing cards, dominos, bingo, Jenga, and ball games contribute to arm and hand recovery after a stroke in addition to your standard physio and occupational therapy program.

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Research advances on exercise after stroke

This post summarises the recent research advances on exercise after stroke.

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