May 7, 2015: The third leading cause of death in the United States is stroke.
And those fortunate enough to survive a stroke often face problems with mobility, speech, balance, weakness, and memory loss, among other symptoms. Fortunately, depending on the severity of the stroke and the health of the individual – many of these side effects can be effectively treated by a physical therapist.
In this episode of Move Forward Radio, a physical therapist addresses all aspects of strokes, including describing what stroke rehabilitation looks like; how to spot a stroke; identifying who is at risk, and how to lower that risk.
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