Home-Rehabilitation---How-Important-is-it Home Rehabilitation - How Important is it?

Home Rehabilitation - How Important is it?


Home Rehabilitation

Stroke or a cerebral vascular accident (CVA) was the third leading cause of death in Malaysia in 2018, according to the Department of Statistics. The department reported that stroke caused 7.1% of all deaths in the country. However, two-thirds of those who have a stroke actually survive and will require rehabilitation.

The American Heart Association recommends that stroke survivors perform aerobic exercises three to seven days per week, as well as strengthening, flexibility and neuromuscular exercises two to three days a week, for the rest of their life.

Stroke survivors face barriers to home rehabilitation, like lack of motivation and apathy. Read more about it in the star2 article linked below. Do you practice home rehab? Speak to your care team today to see if you'd benefit from a program! 

Read full article by Matthew Teo Yong Chang.