|You have survived a stroke, and now you are home. What’s next? While every stroke is different, some type of disability, or physical limitation is common. Setting reasonable, step-by-step goals regarding these three important areas of your life may be a good next step for you: |
Conditions Impacting Physical Abilities After Stroke
Learn more about post-stroke fatique, dysphagia (trouble swallowing) visual field cuts and other conditions that may affect a stroke survivor’s physical abilities.
Maximizing Physical Recovery & Independence
Find tips and advice for improving and managing the conditions that may affect physical abilities after stroke as well as learning more about many different types of therapies.
Read stories of stroke survivors and caregivers sharing their challenges and accomplishments related to physical abilities after their strokes.
Especially for Caregivers
Information specifically for stroke family caregivers to help them cope with physical changes that may affect their loved ones after stroke.
Helpful links to other organizations with useful information regarding stroke’s effects on physical abilities.
To request an information packet about stroke, visit our stroke information request.
- Weight Training After Stroke
- Tips for Improving Fine Motor Skills
- Physical Effects Resources
- Functional Tone Management Arm Training Program
- Constraint-Induced Movement Therapy
- Simple Techniques Can Help Memory
- Personality Changes After Stroke
- Behavior Changes After Stroke
- Depression Trumps Recovery
- Cognitive Challenges After Stroke
- One-side Neglect: Improving Awareness to Speed Recovery
- Behavior Interventions
- Conditions Impacting Communication After Stroke
- Aphasia vs. Apraxia
- Communication Technology
- Steps to Improve Communication for Survivors with Dysarthria
- Types of Aphasia
- Concerns for New Treatment Approaches
- Constraint-Induced Language Therapy for Aphasia
- Reading Rehabilitation After Stroke
- Communication and Swallowing Resources