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Rehabilitation & Therapy For Stroke Patients Toronto

What is a Stroke?

Neurological physiotherapy for strokeStrokes are as the result of an interruption of blood supply to the brain. This vascular incident happens either when the blood supply is blocked or one of the blood vessels in the brain ruptures damaging the brain tissue when brain cells die.

A stroke is a medical emergency and it is necessary to get treatment as soon as possible. Strokes are in 3 major categories:

  • Hemorrhagic strokes
  • Ischemic strokes
  • Transient ischemic attacks (TIA)

The main symptoms of stroke include

  • Confusion and trouble when understanding and speaking
  • Headache which may be with vomiting and altered consciousness
  • Numbness of arm, leg, face on one side of the body
  • Problem in seeing
  • Trouble walking, lack of coordination and dizziness

Physiotherapists are an important part of the care team for people after the stroke happens. The role includes mainly rehabilitation through exercises to restore mobility, prevent complications such as pulmonary infections and to retrain the muscle and nervous system to work on the lost coordinated movements in the body. The rehabilitation after stroke may be a lengthy process but with the right exercises, many patients are able to get back to the majority of their normal life activities prior to the incident.

Rehabilitation & Therapy For Stroke Patients

  • Emergency medical care
  • Surgical clipping
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy

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Physiotherapists Treat Stroke

At Physiomobility, we have a team of qualified professionals who offer specialized treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions. Whether you have a chronic medical condition, such as arthritis, or you have experienced a sports injury, or suffer from dizziness and vertigo our experienced physiotherapists will provide you a personalized treatment, offering you relief from pain and discomfort and enabling you to get back to your usual activities quickly.