Rehabilitation of Patients with Stroke - A Review

MA Shakoor, MS Rahman, MQH Jaigirdar, S Nahar, M Moyeenuzzaman
2007 Journal of Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons  
Stroke rehabilitation is a continuum, starting within days of onset and ending only when it no longer produces any positive effects. After a stroke, many patients regain functional independence and some patients become permanently disabled. All patients after stroke need rehabilitation treatment for proper recovery to minimize disability and to improve quality of life. There are many complications after stroke that can be prevented or treated effectively by proper rehabilitation program. Stroke
more » ... ion program. Stroke rehabilitation involves a combined and coordinated use of medical, social, educational, and vocational measures for retraining individuals to reach their maximal physical, psychological, social, vocational, and avocational potential. And a multidisciplinary approach should be taken for proper rehabilitation.
doi:10.3329/jbcps.v24i3.161 fatcat:6nd6rcixmfhmpfk4xasp7vehjq