At Banner Health, we offer a variety of stroke rehabilitation therapy services to help you function independently and return to daily living as quickly and safely as possible. We understand that stroke rehabilitation works best when our staff works closely with you and your family to develop a personalized rehabilitation plan that meets your individual needs.
Frequently Asked Questions
Putting you at ease is our goal. Banner Health therapists understand your concerns and have answers to your questions.
What Can I Expect During a Stroke Recovery?
Nearly 75% of people who experience stroke have a partial or full recovery.
The type of stroke you have had determines how fully you will recover. Ask your therapist or physician about your recovery time.
How fully you recover from a stroke will also depend on the following factors:
- The cause of your stroke, its location and severity
- The type and degree of impairments and disabilities your stroke caused
- Your overall health
- Your family’s support
When Do I Start Stroke Rehab?
At Banner Health, stroke rehabilitation begins during as soon as possible. As your condition improves, you will begin a more extensive rehab program.
How Does Stroke Rehab Help Me?
Our stroke rehab program is designed to meet your specific needs. It treats basic disease, disability and improves function. At times, we may provide adaptive tools and suggest an alteration of your environment to cope through your recovery.
We are your partner in recovery:
- Cognitive skills, such as memory, concentration, judgment, problem solving and organizational skills
- Communication skills, such as speech, writing and alternative methods of communication
- Education and training on stroke, medical care and adaptive techniques
- Family support, such as assistance with adapting to lifestyle changes, financial concerns and discharge planning
- Mobility skills, such as walking, transfers and self-propelling a wheelchair
- Pain management, such as medications and alternative methods of managing pan
- Psychological testing, such as identifying problems and solutions with thinking, behavioral and emotional issues
- Self-care skills and activities of daily living, such as feeding, grooming, bathing, dressing, toileting and sexual functioning
- Socialization skills, such as interacting with others at home and in the community
- Vocational training and work-related skills
What Stroke Rehab Services are Available?
At Banner Health, we offer different types of stroke treatment programs, including the following:
- Acute rehabilitation programs
- Sub-acute rehabilitation programs
- Long-term care rehabilitation programs
- Home health rehabilitation programs
Who is Part of the Stroke Rehab Team?
Your compassionate and skilled team includes:
- Case managers
- Critical care nurses
- Neurologists and neurosurgeons
- Occupational therapists
- Psychologists, neuropsychologists and psychiatrists
- Physical therapists
- Recreation therapists
- Rehabilitation nurses
- Social workers
- Speech and language pathologists
- Vocational counselors