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PHYSICAL THERAPY: PHYSICAL REHABILITATION FOR STROKE PATIENTS

PHYSICAL THERAPY:PHYSICAL REHABILITATION FOR STROKE PATIENTSDaniel GarnerICT 101_02

WHAT IS A STROKE?

A stroke (CVA- Cerebro Vascular Accident) can be caused by bleeding in the brain or by a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain.Post-Stroke Symptoms: Difficulty walking, speech impairment, and trouble with small everyday tasks (ie: picking up a fork).Credit: ConstructionDealMkting/Flickr, CC BY

WHAT IS A PHYSICAL THERAPIST?

Physical Therapist (aka "PT's") aid the injured or ill to help improve their patient's movement and/or ability to cope with pain they may be experiencing.-Requires a Doctoral degree-Average Pay: $82,390/year

PHYSICAL THERAPY AND REHABILITATION OF STROKE PATIENTS

EXERCISE IS KEYExercise intensity is of ample importance when dealing with a patient whose suffered from a stroke.The process should be slow, deliberate, and progressiveIncrease intensity with improvement

EXAMPLES OF EXERCISESSit-to-stand transfers

Climbing stairs for repetitions

Standing leg raises

Hip extensions

Walking for distance

RECAPA stroke caused by bleeding in the brain or a blood clot that blocks blood flow to the brain.

Symptoms of post-stroke may include: Motor skill deficiencies, difficulty walking, trouble in performing simple tasks

Exercise intensity should be stressed in a deliberate manner, slowly increasing intensity with improving conditions

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