Stroke

Physical therapy usually begins pretty quickly after the stroke, often even in the hospital. An experienced Chubbuck physical therapist will conduct an important evaluation to guide the treatment they prescribe after your stroke. Your physical therapist will conduct a thorough assessment that includes:

  • Taking a health history
  • Discussing your symptoms in detail
  • Detecting risk factors associated with the condition
  • Observing your ability to move, stand, walk and do other movements
  • Conducting a hands-on physical assessment
  • Developing a custom treatment in line with your goals, challenges and needs.

The aim of care is to restore functions and relearn simple motor activities. How Physical Therapy can help post stroke:

  • Restore movement
  • Restore walking ability
  • Decrease disability
  • Improve function
  • Increase strength
  • Increase balance

An experienced Chubbuck physical therapist has the skills and knowledge to create a specific plan to reduce your pain while helping you get back to your regular activities. Your physical therapist can also give you customized exercises to do at home. Whether your goals are to return to a particular sporting activity or your job or to simply move more effectively with minimal to no pain, physical therapy can assist you in achieving those goals. Contact us at High Desert PT 208-240-6017 today to see how our team of Pocatello and Chubbuck therapists can help you move with more ease while experiencing less pain!

Resources:

www.nia.nih.gov
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