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As we proceed our collection on stroke restoration, we hear from Dr. Christopher Lawler, who has labored on the Acute Rehabilitation Unit at Mission Hospital in Mission Viejo, CA because it opened 25 years in the past.  Stroke is advanced and the rehab crew makes use of a multi-disciplinary, collaborative method to optimize operate and obtain higher outcomes. Every affected person’s bodily and emotional wants are addressed with the last word objective of transitioning dwelling and again into the group.

On this episode, you’ll hear:

  • In regards to the mindset and philosophy of acute rehab and the way that differs from the acute setting
  • How mobilizing sufferers (not bedrest) results in significantly better outcomes
  • What a typical day is for somebody recovering from a stroke within the acute rehab program, what therapies are concerned, what deficits are addressed
  • The emotional results of a stroke and the way this additionally impacts the household
  • How the household is taken into account a core element of their cherished one’s rehab program
  • How a lot restoration is often anticipated throughout the first Three months after a stroke
  • How advances in medication and know-how are resulting in neurologic enhancements and higher outcomes after stroke


**REMEMBER TO CALL 911 instantly if you’re experiencing indicators and signs of a stroke**


Useful hyperlinks:

Nationwide Stroke Affiliation – https://www.stroke.org/

American Coronary heart Affiliation – https://www.coronary heart.org/

Mission Hospital Acute Rehabilitation Unit – https://www.mission4he alth.com/our-services/rehabilitation-services/inpatient-rehabilitation-facility/


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