After the initial emergency of a stroke has passed, the focus for patients turns to recovery. For many patients, that means some form of rehabilitation. Your neurologist will help you devise a recovery plan that will help you reclaim your quality of life. Continue reading to find out more about the role rehabilitation plays in stroke recovery.
The focus of post-stroke rehabilitation is to help stroke survivors relearn skills they may have lost due to the brain damage caused by their stroke. These skills can include everything from walking to eating and speaking. The type of rehabilitation a stroke survivor needs depends on which part of the brain was affected by the stroke. Some possible forms of post-stroke rehabilitation include physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.
At Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point, our Certified Primary Stroke Center provides comprehensive care, including assistance with post-stroke rehabilitation. Learn why you should trust our hospital for all of your emergency care needs by calling (888) 741-5119 today.