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STROKE RECOVERY

Have you or a Loved One Suffered from a Stroke and are Looking to Recover Most Effectively?

Strokes are one of the leading causes of death in the US and her in Kansas City. According to the CDC, over 700,000 individuals suffer from a stroke each year. Strokes are characterized by a sudden loss of blood flow to a portion of the brain. The term stroke is an encompassing term and can refer to many different types of strokes named after their location and onset.

How can Acupuncture Help?

Acupuncture has been shown as an effective booster in recovery treatment alongside with physical therapy. The patients receiving acupuncture recovered faster and to a larger extent in their balance, mobility, and activities of daily living according to a study done by K Johansson. [1]

Can Sensory Stimulation Improve the Functional Outcome in Stroke Patients?

 

How can a Chiropractor Help?

Chiropractors look at how the body moves as a whole being. Doctors of chiropractic are trained to recognize a stroke in progress and also what to avoid after a stroke. Chiropractic care, using low force movements, to regions of the body below the stroke can offer a conservative recovery plan for the patient. Over the past several years research has shown that chiropractic care help with improving the function of the central nervous system and motor function to speed recovery. It is important that you find an office, like Advanced Sports and Family Chiropractic and Acupuncture, that has additional training in post stroke care.

[1] Holt K, Niazi IK, Nedergaard RW, et al. The effects of a single session of chiropractic care on strength, cortical drive, and spinal excitability in stroke patients. Scientific Reports. 2019 Feb;9(1):2673. DOI: 10.1038/s41598-019-39577-5..

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