After suffering a stroke, the road to recovery can be filled with numerous obstacles and challenges. Fatigue, depression, difficulties communicating and a host of other issues can arise after the blood supply to a region of the brain falters. When it comes to rehabilitation planning and success, age, stroke severity and medical history can all play a big role.
Because so many patients never fully recover after a stroke, two University of Minnesota research teams have set out to find new solutions. They aim to help make life after stroke healthier and restore function lost to stroke.