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Physical activity is the key to improved post-stroke recovery, study finds

Every year, hundreds of thousands of individuals are affected by strokes, which can result in anything from minor harm to death. People may experience problems such as speech difficulties, motor skill deficiencies, and loss of function on one side of the body after non-lethal strokes. The significance of physical activity in the first six months following a stroke was a topic of interest to Swedish researchers. The authors of the new study discovered that increasing exercise levels increased the likelihood that study participants would recover more functionally from a stroke. The relationship between exercise and healing was discussed by Dr. Robert Pilchik, a New York City-based board-certified cardiologist. Read the article.