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Forgotten Stroke Survivors - Stroke Perceptions Study

A study conducted by National Stroke Association emphasizes the needs of the Forgotten Stroke Survivor. An alarming rate a stroke survivors are not receiving the proper information on rehabilitation and recovery after a stroke. 

More than 40 percent of stroke survivors have reported limited success in meeting their rehabilitation goals, which include the ability walk better and regain their speech. In a recent National Stroke Association survey, it was discovered that many stroke survivors are not receiving the necessary information on what their best rehabilitation and recovery options are.

 

National Stroke Association Stroke Perceptions Survey(pdf)


 

Spasticity

The survey revealed that 58% of stroke survivors experience spasticity,however, only about half of those are receiving treatment for that condition. For more information on spasticity related to stroke, visit http://www.YourLifeAfterStroke.com/.

 

Survivor Study Graphic - Large

Press Materials
To arrange an interview with Dr. Francisco, Dr. Azhar, stroke survivors or any other stroke expert, contact Taryn Fort tfort@stroke.org or call (303) 754-0919


 

Stroke Perceptions Survey - Press Release | Stroke Perceptions Survey - Highlights | Stroke Facts


 


 


 

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