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Posted by Sandy
on June 19, 2000 at 21:58:15:
In Reply to: stroke affected vision therapy posted by david r. miller on June 18, 2000 at 15:08:15:
: My wife had a madula stroke about 3 years ago that affected her vision and balance. A friend told me that she had seen a feature on one of the morning TV news shows about a new intensive exercise therapy for stroke survivors. It involved 6 hours of exercise a day for 3 to 4 weeks. Does anyone out there know about this therapy?
: David R. Miller
: Sequim, WA
David, I didn't see the program, but have heard several people talk of it. It was for people who were affected w/weakness or paralysis. They strap the unaffected arm behind the back so it can't be used and then there is intensive therapy that makes the patient use the affected arm. I think there has been lots of people helped with the therapy. The therapy lasts for 6 weeks.
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