A stroke or CVA (cerebral vascular accident) occurs when blood flow to the brain stops. Blood carries oxygen and when oxygen cannot get to the brain, those brain cells die and permanent tissue damage occurs.
If you have experienced stroke, you may have issues that can affect your daily function.
Physical therapy is not limited to but it can help with the following areas:
- Pain Control
- Increasing motion for all body parts
- Increasing strength for all body parts
- Improving functional use of all body parts
- Equipment needs
- Family care and training