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Post-Stroke Rehabilitation in India

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


Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Columbia Asia Referral Hospital

Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar

A modern 100 bed hospital opened in 2008, located in Gurgaon, outside of New Delhi.The hospital is a part of the Columbia Asia Group, which has an international patients office able to assist foreign patients with all aspects of medical travel.


Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Columbia Asia Hospital - Palam Vihar

Global Hospitals Chennai

The flagship hospital of the Global Hospitals Group, which operates eight hospitals throughout India. The modern 500 bed hospital was opened in 2009, and offers advanced medical and surgical treatment, including organ transplantation, cardiac surgey and neurosurgy.


Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Global Hospitals Chennai

Fortis Hospital Noida

Located near Delhi, Fortis Hospital Noida is a Centre of Excellence for Orthopaedics and Neurosciences with a focus on Cardiac Sciences, Minimally Invasive Surgeries and Oncology.


Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Fortis Hospital Noida

Fortis Mohali Hospital

A JCI accredited hospital, and one of the region’s leading multi-speciality hospitals, with a super-speciality in Heart.


Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Fortis Mohali Hospital

Moolchand Medcity

Trust based hospital that treats around 7,000 international patients a year. India's first JCI and comprehensive NABH accredited hospital.


Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Moolchand Medcity

Fortis Malar Hospital

One of the largest private hospitals in Chennai, containining five specialty centres: Heart Institute, Institute for Renal Sciences, Specialty Centre for Joints, OBG and Gynecology centre and a Diabetes centre.


Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Fortis Malar Hospital

Sevenhills Hospital

SevenHills Group of Hospitals (SHHL) has been delivering Healthcare services at the highest level, since past 25 years. SevenHills Hospital, Mumbai, is a world class integrated Healthcare Delivery System, that provides comprehensive Healthcare...


Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Sevenhills Hospital

Apollo Gleneagles Hospital

The Apollo Gleneagles Hospital is a medical institution in Kolkata, India. It is an affiliate of Apollo Hospitals, the largest private hospital group in Asia. It provides medical services to both local and international patients.


Post-Stroke Rehabilitation is available at Apollo Gleneagles Hospital

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About Post-Stroke Rehabilitation

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.

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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