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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation in Asia

Hospitals, clinics and medical centers in Asia performing Post-Stroke Rehabilitation.

Gleneagles Global Hospitals

Gleneagles Global Health City, Chennai offers world class and advanced facilities and services in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and international patients. This 2000-bedded facility which is Halal and NABH certified, is one of India's top healthcare destination.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Rambam Medical Center

Rambam Health Care Campus (RHCC) is located in Haifa, Israel's third largest metropolis. The campus is an extraordinary workplace combines 3 world-class facilities on one site:

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Rambam Medical Center

Sunway Medical Centre

A world class medical institution offering tertiary healthcare services that cover a wide range of specialties.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Sunway Medical Centre

Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

This multi-specialty tertiary hospital offers various medical services as well as dental procedures to local and overseas patients. It serves over 100,000 international patients every year.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Bangkok Hospital Pattaya

Mount Elizabeth Hospital

One of the largest private medical centers in Asia, with the highest number of private specialists including cardiac surgeons, cardiologists and neurologists, neurosurgeons and general surgeons.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Mount Elizabeth Hospital

National University Hospital

A 928 bed teaching hospital offering a full range of medical, surgical and diagnostic services. NUH serves as a refferal center for cancer patients, pediatrics, cardiology and other specialties.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at National University Hospital

Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Singapore’s second largest acute care general hospital specializing in Rehabilitation Medicine and Communicable Diseases.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Tan Tock Seng Hospital

Rabin Medical Center

The second largest hospital in Israel, Rabin Medical Center is a tertiary care hospital that can handle the most complicated cases in all medical fields.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Rabin Medical Center

Columbia Asia Hospitals

A 200-bed facility located at Gateway Center in Northwest Bangalore. The hospital opened in 2008 and provides comprehensive tertiary-level services, such as cardiac operations, orthopedics and neuroscience, as well as secondary-level medical care.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital

St. Luke's Medical Center

A JCI accredited multi-specialty medical institute which has been serving patients from the Philippines and all over the world for over a century. It has over 600 inpatient beds and 1,700 affiliated medical consultants.

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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at St. Luke's Medical Center

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About Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

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Post-stroke rehabilitation

The objective of a stroke rehabilitation program is to assist you to relearn abilities you lost when stroke affected section of your brain.


What is involved in stroke rehabilitation?

Stroke rehabilitation might include some or all of the following activities, based on the area of the body or kind of ability affected.

Physical activities:

  • Strengthening motor skills entails using workouts to improve your muscle coordination and strength, which include therapy to assist with swallowing.
  • Mobility training might include learning to use walking aids, like canes or a walker to help and stabilize ankle strength to help support the weight of your body while you relearn how to walk.
  • Constraint-induced therapy also called forced-use therapy, entails limiting the use of an unaffected limb while you exercise moving the affected limb to improve its function.
  • Range-of-motion therapy makes use of workouts and other treatments to help in reducing muscle tension (spasticity) and get back ability to move.

Technology-assisted physical activities:
  • Functional electrical stimulation entails using electricity to stimulate worn-down muscles, which causes them to contract.
  • Robotic technology makes use of robotic gadgets to help impaired limbs with carrying out recurring motions, assisting them to get back function and strength.
  • Wireless technology, like a simple activity monitor, is being analyzed for its benefit in improving post-stroke activity.
  • Virtual reality, like the using video games, is a surfacing, computer-based therapy, which entails interacting with a simulated, real-time environment.
  • Noninvasive brain stimulation. Methods like transcranial magnetic stimulation have been used with some good results to improve various motor skills.

Emotional and cognitive activities:
  • Therapy for communication conditions may help you get back lost abilities in comprehension, listening, speaking and writing.
  • Psychological assessment and treatment might include testing your emotional adjustment and cognitive skills, counseling with a mental health specialist, or being a part of support groups.
  • Medications are often used to treat depression in those who have had a stroke. Drugs, which affect movement, are as well used.

Experimental therapies:
  • Biological therapies, like stem cells, are being researched, but must only be used as part of a clinical trial.
  • Alternative medicine treatments, like acupuncture, massage, and herbal therapy, are being analyzed.

When must stroke rehabilitation start?

The earlier you start stroke rehabilitation, the better chance you are to get back lost skills and abilities.

How long does stroke rehabilitation last?

The length of each therapy session differs based on your responsiveness to therapy, the severity of your symptoms and recovery.

Where does stroke rehabilitation occur?

You may start stroke rehabilitation while you are still in the hospital. The ideal rehabilitation environment is determined by what is most suitable for you and your family, what insurance will cover, and your needs. These options are:

  • Inpatient rehabilitation units
  • Outpatient units
  • Skilled nursing facilities
  • Home-based programs

Who takes part in your stroke rehabilitation team?

Stroke rehabilitation will involve various professionals.

  • Physicians
  • Physical therapists
  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Occupational therapists

Other professionals concentrate on vocational, cognitive and emotional skills, which include:

  • Language and speech pathologists
  • Dietitians
  • Social workers
  • Vocational counselors
  • Therapeutic recreation professionals
  • Psychologists

What factors influence the result of stroke rehabilitation?

Successful stroke rehabilitation is determined by:

  • Physical factors, which include the extent of your stroke with regards to both physical and cognitive effects
  • Emotional factors, like your mood and motivation, and your ability to follow rehabilitation activities outside of therapy sessions
  • Social factors like the support of family and friends
  • Therapeutic factors, which include an early start to your rehabilitation along with the expertise of your stroke rehabilitation team

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