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Physical Therapist

Stroke Rehab 140

Poststroke Complications and Their Treatment


  • Become familiar with secondary ways to prevent stroke by examining a variety of risk factors and listing ways that each can be managed
  • Examine and analyze cardiovascular and musculoskeletal health to prevent deconditioning after stroke
  • Outline 3 strategies for designing exercise programs in stroke survivors
  • Summarize and describe at least 5 medical complications after stroke
  • Understand the physiology of spasticity after stroke and examine 3 ways to measure it
  • Describe 3 ways of managing spasticity after stroke and the characteristics of each intervention
  • Outline musculoskeletal complications after stroke and examine characteristics of pain, and common shoulder conditions after stroke

Joanne Brown, MS, OT, CHT

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$126.00 USD

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