After Stroke: Seven Safe Exercises To Do In Bed- Recovery Exercises

After Stroke: Seven Safe Exercises To Do In Bed- Recovery Exercises

Famous Physical Therapists Bob Schrupp and Brad Heineck demonstrate seven safe bed exercises for a stroke patient.

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  1. Christiana Woyomeh on August 29, 2019 at 9:10 pm

    my father has stroke but his ankle and elbow is swollen and he feels pains anytime he raise the affected hand but at first he was able to raise it without any pains.
    plus my mum uses hot water to message the affected part do u think it is help.I would like to know what causes the swelling and pains in the affected part.
    thanks

  2. abubakar salim on August 29, 2019 at 9:12 pm

    if someone bet stroke all leg who can he or she do

  3. Shawna Luttrell on August 29, 2019 at 9:13 pm

    Great Video!

  4. jebr28 on August 29, 2019 at 9:15 pm

    One thing that I always try to do is stand on their weak side and talk to them on their weak side. It will force them to turn to the weaker side and hopefully reduce chance of weak side neglect. Thanks for the videos keep them coming!

  5. Sheila Davis on August 29, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    During exercise 1, can the therapist tie a string around the knees of the client to help maintain the position of the clasped knees during the rotation exercise?

  6. Francheska C.H on August 29, 2019 at 9:17 pm

    That is great approach.

  7. Regina Queen on August 29, 2019 at 9:18 pm

    Great help! Could you do part 2 on this video? how would you document these exercises? And under Neuro re-ed?
    Thanks

  8. Surojeet Sarkar on August 29, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    Namaste Sir my mother had a stroke she’s 50 years of age, her right hand and right leg seems to be weak so this exercise i believe will help, could you please tell me how long does she have to do this exercise in a day?? please reply sir..
    love from India..

  9. Syed Sohil on August 29, 2019 at 9:20 pm

    thank you for your video, its very useful.. i don’t know about result yet.. but definitely the video is very nice, clear and easy to understand.. kind of best among other videos

  10. loganathan logu on August 29, 2019 at 9:24 pm

    hello sir this is loganathan what you have said is very useful i too a stroke patient fighting for my recovery can you say excercise for my finger which is poor in recovery pls guide me sir

  11. Lovedontel J on August 29, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    These videos are great! I have had a stroke a few years ago and these types of exercises work. I didn’t have YouTube back then, but retraining the brain with functional exercises is how I maintain an independent lifestyle. Thank you for making these videos! 😇

  12. Sandy DiVa on August 29, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    Can you create a video for me? Please? I’m gaining too much weight from severe exercise intolerance from hyperadrenergic POTS. If I’m home, I’m in bed. If I’m upright, I’m sick, profusely sweating with tachycardia, muscle weakness, nausea, etc. laying down, I mostly feel normal. Are there exercises I can safely do? These exercises seem ok, but will they help with the weight gain? I don’t get how I sweat so much, my heart pounds so hard and it takes 5x the effort to do ANYTHING as a healthy person yet I continue to gain weight. In 5 years I’ve gone from a sz. 8 to an 18 and I’ve gained 30 lbs. since last year (I also had ovarian cancer – I was only IV fluids for 8 days and obviously lost weight but eating again out the weight back on….I don’t eat any different than before I got sick).

  13. mini devassy on August 29, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    very helpful for my neighbour …..thanks I will try my best to recover

  14. Raghuraj Singh on August 29, 2019 at 9:25 pm

    May i go for parnayam after 10 days of brain stock if yes which all

  15. Blue Wolf on August 29, 2019 at 9:26 pm

    My mother is stroke right now can i apply this exercise even though she still have a blood clot on her head?

  16. Rozella Rivers on August 29, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Im a new sub.But i would like to no if there any way possible for a person to ever walk , or use their arm, or hand after a 3 year old ? Ive been in and outta Therapy for da whole 3 yrs.(not by choise ) but my therapest be saying there is no help ( which makes my heart ach jus from hearing them say such hurtful things as that ) my doctor said he ‘s gone keep giving my botox until i starts to losen up my tone , That’s da biggest problem i have , if my tone wasn’t soo stiff maybe i can walk.
    Which i beleive bc when im in therapy getting my body stretched i notice how much better i move around , but after im dropped from therapy without doing my exercise and stretching my body gets back into that beginners mood they i have’to start da process all over again . smh can u please help me or at least give me some advice which then i c a n check to make sure im getting da correct training .
    The Rehab im in is ok but i feel they can do much, much better if they’d put their heart into helping more than jus their favorable patience . soot I’d like to get on my feet also I’ve known many ppl I’ve seen started walking within 3 weeks , but me its been over 3yrs. I no its different with each individual But i also no im no getting the full courtesy bc if i was i’d be walking by know, my hand had begin to Deform that’s when i realized , i need another Therapist who wanna help me onmy way . but ive started to work on my hand by myself . Can you pls. tell me what’s good for toning up the muscel tone I’ve loss or is it too late ? I’ve always work out before i had dis stroke and now it hard to work the equipment/workout equp.
    One thing i can say about my doctor whose treating me is that he’s not giving up on me . i had been skeptic about getting the Boxtox injections at first but i some areas it did work but my thing is my freaking arm n hand i gatta move around with my hand looking deformed isn’t there some kinda arm/hand brace i should be wearing , smh im Soooo tired i jus dont no wat to do . on top of all this going on I’d begin to get blisters under da bottom my feet on my heel sometimes their da size of a 50c coin or either their small surrounding da small ones ( pls don’t tell me i gotta get my foot amputated) pls don’t i have 2 holes on my skull and not either one of my doctors can tell me what it comes from nor how did i get it . So no you see Y im Stressed N Depressed alot So if u run across my comment pls give it a thought . and please any Suggestions u may have , im very interested to hear them . thx so much for uploading bc I’ve been needing info on this topic for years now, since my doctors do wanna give me any news about my health idk what they’re trying to keep from me but Blammm, i should no nomatter what still tell me . Thank you so much fo all dis info i’d been gigging for ,
    Cordially , RR

  17. Akshi Shah on August 29, 2019 at 9:28 pm

    Awesome demonstration sir

  18. mr. Tindero on August 29, 2019 at 9:29 pm

    my father was stroke on dec 31, thanks for this video i will try to do this to him.. i hope he recover as soon as posible.. thanks again for this..

  19. Alexandru Grigore on August 29, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    Thank you for the video, it is amazing. Tell me, if you can, how many exercises per day we should make with the sick person? one time per day including all excercises from you movie, or we should repeatedly? thank you

  20. sania Khan on August 29, 2019 at 9:30 pm

    Thanks dude

  21. Danna Medvedeva on August 29, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    Hello! Is it normal that the patient will have muscles pain after the exercises especially at the first time? The level of the paid -pain reliever is needed. Thank you!

  22. drqamer asma on August 29, 2019 at 9:32 pm

    Hi Bob n brad Sir thank you so much ita very helpful video

  23. Kylie DesChamp on August 29, 2019 at 9:39 pm

    As a neurology nurse, I find this super helpful! Great video!!

  24. Anita Farren on August 29, 2019 at 9:41 pm

    I’m a PTA student & just started a clinical rotation in a SNF & about 1/2 are recovering from stroke. They’re all elderly & have problems with gait, posture & transfers.
    I’m very pleased to see that you have so many videos here I can refer to. I also appreciate the hints & reminders for how to modify for patient’s level of mobility &/or strength.
    This channel has become my favorite resource to help me understand how to apply everything I’ve been studying for the past several months.
    I’m going to suggest your channel to my program & clinical director for future students at my school to use as a study tool. It’s difficult to fully understand the impact of various types of therapy when you only study with healthy bodies (classmates) and the way the two of you explain things make the info easy to absorb and remember.
    Thanks for your efforts & keep up your valuable work.

  25. Daniela Jackson on August 29, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    I am 34 years old, a wife to Bakers and mummy to Ava and George. I was a lawyer but have been a stay at home mum for nearly nine years now, which is slightly scary. I have loved it and I would count it as a job because I have worked harder at home than I ever did anywhere else. What happened to me? I was going to say that I have recently become disabled. It’s actually five years ago, now so it isn’t that recent, but it still only feels like yesterday that I felt I had a burst AVM. A lot of other people have explained it a lot better, so I am not even going to attempt if you want to know more type ‘Arteriovenous Malformation’ into any Internet search engine. In search for a better health I came across people talking of Dr. Adebola on the internet, on how he uses herbs to treat so many chronic diseases, I was reluctant to give his herbal fomular a try. At first it was like a miracle to me and my loved ones, I later realized that it was the miracle powers in his herbs that help my brain cells to function normal, after 5 years I now have my health in order, I now do everything I couldn’t do while I was disabled, am so grateful to God and Dr Adebola, I can’t thank him enough so I pray his nature’s knowledge be multiplied to help reach out to more people in need of a stable health.
    I want people to think about the HEALING powers in nature’s herbs, If you have already had a stroke then I appreciate this might be too late but carers and loved ones should think about this in case something similar happens or had happened to them!
    Reach out to Dr. Adebola, message him via email dr.adebola12@yahoo.com, or whatsapp via: +19292018600
    Best of luck.

  26. rusul asaad on August 29, 2019 at 9:42 pm

    Are those safe for patient after hemorrhagic stroke

  27. Hien Nguyen on August 29, 2019 at 9:43 pm

    when do we can use PNF for this patient? thanks all

  28. Heart Centred on August 29, 2019 at 9:44 pm

    That’s great, empowering

  29. venkateswararao kumpati on August 29, 2019 at 9:46 pm

    nice …

  30. Ebyra Pro on August 29, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    Stroke Therapy For Beloved Wife
    https://youtu.be/kBwj9OylKI0

  31. P G on August 29, 2019 at 9:47 pm

    this is a great video!!!

  32. Christian Namoca on August 29, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    Hi Bob and Brad- can you guys talk about scapulohumeral rhythm?

  33. Oki Doki Yow Yow on August 29, 2019 at 9:48 pm

    Do people need to do this everyday?

  34. Raghul Elango on August 29, 2019 at 9:51 pm

    Made my day😉

  35. Rutvi Prajapati on August 29, 2019 at 9:52 pm

    Can u tell me how to get patient out of bed having one side weekness due to stroke with bilateral rib fracture? Also if the bed is high enough how to transfer pt back to bed after doing all the standing exercises.

  36. Johnson Chew on August 29, 2019 at 9:52 pm

    I had stroke last year dec, and now on recovery, but my progress is slow, I’ve been doing my regular exercise, which recommended by the therapist but after 6 months, I only able to walk with a quadropot. Any advise

  37. Chris on August 29, 2019 at 9:54 pm

    What is the neurological phenomenon with bending the knee to perform ankle dorsiflexion?

  38. Raye Fisher on August 29, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    will my toes ever stop curling when i walk?
    thank you guys for all these reminders i have forgotten over the years (i was 38 )

  39. Mareena Shouse on August 29, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    I am a student PTA and just now discovering your videos. Love them! Thank you for your time in sharing your tips.

  40. Kelly Thornton on August 29, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    my husband had a stroke on February 23,of this year 2017 he is home now but no feel on is left side,what can i do to help him

  41. Jasmine Anaya on August 29, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    Great Video!!! My Father Had A Stroke and I’m going to try these exercises with him. Thank You!!!

  42. Jessica N on August 29, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    Great, my mother has a stroke 2 weeks ago. I love american doctors. They think in possibilities.

  43. pete clarke on August 29, 2019 at 9:59 pm

    For stroke survivors. The affected leg is not about weakness the muscles are all there and are ok . It’s the brain not sending signals to the muscles in the leg to do its job to move etc.

  44. JANNIEEEEEEE on August 29, 2019 at 10:02 pm

    You guys are awesome!! Thanks for the videos . My dad had a stroke 3 years ago and now bed ridden 🙁 I’ll try this

  45. Nana S on August 29, 2019 at 10:03 pm

    Doing this with my dad ,today in the hospital, he had a stroke yesterday and is trying to move his left side.

  46. Stelios Kousidis on August 29, 2019 at 10:03 pm

    04:28.. oh you are a PNF fan, i knew it! 🙂

  47. Leza Mesiah on August 29, 2019 at 10:04 pm

    How long should I be doing these exercises each day? Will 5-20 minutes a day do it? Thanks

  48. Phys Yoga on August 29, 2019 at 10:06 pm

    Thanks sir

  49. Ruthiejocat on August 29, 2019 at 10:06 pm

    Can’t wait to get these underway with my recovering husband.

  50. :l on August 29, 2019 at 10:07 pm

    why you dont take off your shose

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