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A 50-year-old male asked:

Sir, my father is suffering from rt ischemic stroke. he is 50 years old . he has shown almost 65% improvement in 7 months . is his fully recovery poss?

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Dr. Bahman Omrani
Pain Management 18 years experience
How severe?: Make sure he quits smoking more than 2 packs a day. 65% improvement is 7 months is tremendous. Good for him. With the right and regular rehabilitative therapy, pt/ot/st and family support he may even improve more. Good luck to your father.
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