Stroke Treatment Rehabilitation
Here, we approach stroke treatment and rehabilitation very seriously and thoroughly. Stroke is known as a cerebrovascular accident (CVA), cerebrovascular insult (CVI) or brain attack. Stroke results from poor blood flow to the brain resulting in severe decreased brain cell function or cell death. There are two main types of stroke, ischemic, due to lack of blood flow from a blockage, any hemorrhagic, due to bleeding from a ruptured vessel. There is usually a slow decline in brain function for many years prior to the actual “stroke” taking place.
Stroke rehabilitation is the process by which of those with disabling strokes undergo therapy to help them return to a normal life as much as possible. The popular therapies employed today in rehabilitation are not directed to restoring brain function to normal. They are directed mostly to relearning the skills of everyday living and teaching the stroke patients to “live with their disabilities.” Usually after acute care in the hospital (initial 30 to 60 days after stroke) the patient is given “rehabilitative therapy” with the physical therapist, occupational therapist and/or speech therapist. Medical physicians are not aware that most of these therapist only receive 4-8 hours of training neurology.
Education & Experience
Chiropractic (Functional) Neurologists receive hundreds of hours of training in neurology with the training based specifically on “brain-based neurological rehabilitation” to restore the patient’s brain functions. Over the past 24 years, I have accumulated over 45,000 hours of clinical experience in brain-based neurological rehabilitation
If you have suffered from a stroke and are still experiencing a multitude of problems please call me at 502–296-3581.
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