Like the individuals who experience them, no two strokes are exactly the same. Learn more about the common physical, communication, emotional and behavioral effects that stroke can have on a survivor and find great tips for improving and adapting to make the most of your recovery.
|What to Expect in Rehabilitation|
Rehabilitation is a critical part of recover for many stroke survivors. The effects of stroke may mean that you must change, relearn or redefine how you live. Stroke rehabilitation helps you return to independent living.
|Tips for Daily Living|
Learn more about assistive technologies, managing daily tasks with the use of only one hand, and practices for maintaining healthy self- esteem and general well - being. Find many tips from the experts - stroke survivors and caregivers themselves.
Learn more about the many physical challenges that commonly occur after stroke such as paralysis, seizures, muscle tightness and stiffness (spasticity), fatigue and more
Stroke may affect communication in a number of ways. Learn more about conditions impacting speech, language, reading and writing and find tips for continuing to improve your communication skills.
|Emotional & Behavioral Challenges|
Emotional and behavioral changes are a common effect of stroke. Injury from a stroke may make a person forgetful, careless, irritable or confused. Stroke survivors may also feel anxiety, anger or depression.