Stroke Training and Awareness Resources (STARs)


07: Physical Rehabilitation

On completion of this module you should have an understanding of the common physical presentations after stroke, how they can impact on life and means of addressing them therapeutically to improve physical function as part of multidisciplinary rehabilitation.

The answers to all the test questions are contained within the module. This information may be provided in ‘Additional Information’ on some of the pages.

NB: Information within this module is due to be reviewed. Updated content will appear here shortly.


Introduction

Module authors This module has been developed by: Group Lead Mark Smith, Consultant Physiotherapist, NHS Lothian Group Members Gillian Dowie,...

Case 1: Mrs Joan Poplar

Introduction Mrs Joan Poplar is an 80 year old lady who was found collapsed by her husband when he returned...

Case 2: Mr Alan Ash

Scenario Mr Alan Ash is a very active 65 year old gentleman who recently retired from his job as a...

Case 3: Mrs Alice Rowan

Introduction Mrs Alice Rowan is a 68 year old lady who collapsed by the swimming pool while at her timeshare...

Case 4: Mr Jimmy Yu

Scenario Mr Jimmy Yu is a 51 year old self employed financial advisor who has built up his business over...

Conclusion

Conclusion (YouTube) Having worked through this module you will have learnt about: The common components of physical management Early mobilisation...