Recovery and Support after Stroke

Updated:Sep 26,2018

What to Expect in Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is a critical part of recovery for many stroke survivors. The effects of stroke may mean that you must change, relearn or redefine how you live. Stroke rehabilitation helps you return to independent living.

Common Effects of Stroke
Every stroke is unique, but strokes tend to produce some common effects. 

Rehab and Regaining Independence
Learn about what to expect in rehab, new and alternative therapies and tips for regaining as much independence as possible.

Tips for Daily Living
Whether you need advice about chopping vegetables with one hand, getting behind the wheel again or reducing stress, this section has something for you. 

Getting Support
Having a stroke feels like an isolating experience. But you're not alone, and no one knows better what you're going through than another survivor or caregiver.

Personal Stories
Stroke survivors do amazing things. Read stories from and about stroke survivors all over the country as they share their personal insights and experiences.

Receiving Quality Care
Accreditation and recognition programs that help identify hospitals, rehabilitation facilities and healthcare professionals providing quality care for stroke patients.

This content was last reviewed 07/31/2013.