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How Can Physical Therapy Help After a Stroke?

In this week's Fyzical Tip of the Week, find out more information about how physical therapy can help stroke patients featured on HealthIQ Radio with Heidi Godman.

  • Strokes are the 4th leading cause of death in the United States.
  • 4/5 strokes can be prevented!

Simply put, a stroke occurs when a blood vessel breaks, interrupting blood flow to an area of the brain or when an artery is blocked by a blood clot, leading to brain damage. Dr. Altamiranda discusses how physical therapy can help patients regain strength after a strroke through physical therapy, both physically and mentally.