McLaren Health Care
Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke Rehabilitation Goal

Rehab Goal: To maximize a person's functional mobility, minimize a person's deficits, enhance his/her quality of life and regain his/her independence after a stroke has occurred.

According to the American Stroke Association, approximately 795,000 Americans each year suffer from a new or recurrent stroke.

Designated McLaren Primary Stroke Centers Near You

Continuum of Care

McLaren Health Care offers a continuum of rehabilitative care which begins with acute treatment as an inpatient; The patient may transition into further inpatient treatment. Once they are able to be discharged home, they may participate in our Outpatient Rehab Services found at several convenient locations.

Treatment may include:

Through all of our sites, a multidisciplinary team provides treatment that can include:

  • Muscle Re-education - used to improve your ability to move and use your affected arm and/or leg, by a physical, occupational, recreational and speech therapist.
  • Therapeutic exercises - can improve a patient's overall strength and improve overall cardiovascular fitness/endurance.
  • Activities of Daily Living (ADL) and Mobility Training - provided by physical and occupational therapists in order to improve each patient's ability to transfer, walk, and manage all daily activities like dressing and bathing.
  • Bracing - may be used in order to protect joints and properly position an affected arm and/or leg.
  • Community Outing - At the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit, patients have the opportunity to go out into the community to practice skills that will help the patient return to an active lifestyle.
  • Speech Therapy - provided as appropriate to assist with cognitive issues, along with any swallow problems that may have occurred as a result of the stroke.
  • Modification of Leisure activities - provided by the recreational therapist to assist with alternatives or modifications to current or new leisure interests.
  • Patient education - given to help the patient understand and reduce risk factors for additional strokes, joint protection of the affected arm and/or leg, family education to assist with care at home, and safe, proper use of assisted devices.
  • In addition, a Stroke Support Group is available to address further needs, once a patient is discharged from Rehabilitative Services.

Events

physical therapy, rehabilitation, senior services

Simple Stretches for a Healthy Spine

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Caro

cancer care, rehabilitation

BASE Exercise Class for Cancer patients and Survivors

1080 Harrington Blvd
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cancer care, pulmonary, stroke services

American Cancer Society Freshstart Smoking Cessation Program

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neuro services, pulmonary, surgery

Free Community Seminar: Taking Charge of Your Multiple Sclerosis

1080 Harrington Blvd
East Entrance Lower Level
Mount Clemens
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