Stroke rehabilitation

Stroke rehabilitation at Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute

Inpatient rehabilitation:

General information:

Rehabilitation and recovery

This section covers:

The goal of rehabilitation: You may have limits as a result of your stroke. Your goal in rehabilitation is to be as independent and productive as you can.

After your hospital stay: During your hospital stay, you, your family and hospital staff all work on planning for when you're ready to leave the hospital.

Rehabilitation options: If you need ongoing stroke rehabilitation, the type you receive depends on your ability to take part in therapy, your medical needs and your caregiver.

Role of family and friends: Your family and friends need to understand what you are going through and how the stroke has affected you.

Tips for reducing stress: Take your stroke recovery one day at a time. Be hopeful for a successful recovery.

Source: Allina Health Patient EducationUnderstanding Stroke, fifth edition, neuro-ahc-90662
Reviewed By: Allina Health Patient Education experts
First Published: 02/01/2006
Last Reviewed: 05/01/2018