Having a stroke may dramatically change your lifestyle. But the changes are so varied that they cannot be predicted even after the acute event. You may recover completely from a stroke days, weeks, or months later. A stroke can leave you permanently impaired or the effects may be minimal. The days and weeks after your first stroke may be an entirely new world to you, a world of hard work to recover and retrain whatever functions the stroke deprived you of—speech, walking, use of an arm or leg—and to redirect your life so that you can profit most from your remaining abilities.
Treatment involves the following:
- Lifestyle changes
The comprehensive rehabilitation program at our Stroke & Diabetes Center offer you and your family personalized treatment and support for a wide range of injuries. The rehabilitation services staff provides an interdisciplinary team approach that consists of dietitians, nurses, therapists, physical rehab medicine physician and general practitioners (to manage your chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, etc.) to create an individualized plan of care to quickly get you back to normal daily functioning.