This presentation for the Stroke Education Series was presented by Craig Shipley, APRN-NP of the University of Kansas Health System on Blood Pressure and Stroke. Thank you to The University of Kansas Health System for partnering with the American Stroke Foundation for the Stroke Education Series.
Many people who have had a stroke experience changes in their vision that affect their ability to read, drive, and perform activities of daily living. This video briefly describes common ways vision is affected by a stroke and provides examples of home exercises, activities, and adaptations to enhance vision and gain functional independence.
After a stroke, it’s important to practice Range of Motion Exercises to strengthen the connection between your mind and body. Keep up daily physical fitness and wellness by exercising. This video will guide you through hand, wrist and finger range of motion exercises that are important to do following a stroke. Exercising daily will help make both your body and mind strong. Here are some simple exercises you can do to increase your range of motion of your wrists and fingers. You can do these exercises seated with your hands on your lap or on a table.