New Thinking About Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

Preparing the brain to form new connections may help patients recover lost functions faster and better than repetitive exercises alone.


In a split second, a stroke can change everything. Whether the flow of oxygen to your brain stops or a blood vessel in your head bursts, brain tissue will die. If you survive the stroke, there’s a good chance you’ll experience some degree of impairment.

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