Care recipient (cr) needs help recovering from mild paralysis

Try: Suggest that cr try walking bending and stretching these are are forms of exercise that can help strengthen cr’s body and keep it flexible suggest that cr do stretching exercises regularly such as extending the arms or bending the torso moving weakened or paralyzed body parts can be done while seated or lying down cr might also try swimming if a pool is accessible and a helper is available try to find an exercise program on the internet or at the library that is written down with illustrations and guidelines so you can assist cr if he she needs help doing a specific exercise

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References: hope the stroke recovery guide chapter 4 – movement and exerciseby the national stroke associatin 2010 available at www stroke org

Keywords: Paralysis stroke rehabilitation exercises mobility movement stretching swimming gross motor coordination

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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