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What types of physical therapy might be used for a stroke patient?

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Dr. ISRAEL GRINBERG
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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In brief: To be determinated

It depends the class of stroke , the territories affected and the lesions observed.

In brief: To be determinated

It depends the class of stroke , the territories affected and the lesions observed.
Dr. ISRAEL GRINBERG
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Dr. Edward Smith
Neurology

In brief: Depends

Therapy should be directed at rehabilitating deficits, not at working on "everything".
If there is weakness or sensory loss, or incoordination, then they are the targets. Speech rehab, occupational therapy, emotional counseling, and various medications are all often used in combination, depending on the need, which may last for many months depending on stroke severity and continued progress.

In brief: Depends

Therapy should be directed at rehabilitating deficits, not at working on "everything".
If there is weakness or sensory loss, or incoordination, then they are the targets. Speech rehab, occupational therapy, emotional counseling, and various medications are all often used in combination, depending on the need, which may last for many months depending on stroke severity and continued progress.
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