Treatment Interventions Overview

Recovering from a neurological injury can be challenging and unpredictable. While some may see improvement early on, others may require months or years of therapy before meaningful progress can be made.

Effects of Stroke

  • 10% of stroke survivors recover almost completely
  • 25% recover with minor impairments
  • 40% experience moderate-to-severe impairments that require special care
  • 10% require care in a nursing home or long-term care facility
  • 15% die shortly after

National Stroke Association

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Common Impairments:

  • Strength
  • Sensation
  • Coordination
  • Balance
  • Spasticity
  • Cognition
  • Communication
  • Swallowing
  • Vision
  • Emotional
  • Pain
  • Fatigue
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Factors Affecting Recovery:

  • Amount of damage the stroke has caused
  • How soon treatment begins
  • Motivation and compliance
  • Skill level of rehabilitation team
  • Rehabilitation technology offered
  • Family and friends encouragement and support