Stroke Treatment / Rehabilitation in Kerala, India
Stroke Treatments at Maurya Hospital & Rehabilitation centre aids patients who has undergone a stroke recover and regain body controls. After a stroke, you may experience symptoms such as speech and language problems, fatigue, muscle stiffness, and/or cognitive issues, that make it difficult to manage your daily life.
At Maurya, we have exceptional expertise in stroke rehabilitation. Our mission is to provide advanced rehabilitation services that are not widely available in other centers in Kerala / India, including preventive care. Our aim is to help you regain as much of your function as possible through personalized, advanced stroke rehabilitation.
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Our rehabilitation teams
Our doctors work with healthcare professionals to evaluate the impact of injury on your function and develop a recovery plan that is personalised for you. Our rehabilitation teams include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, speech/language therapists, Acupuncturist, Ayurveda & Naturopathy doctors . We offer care for as long as you need it and advise you of techniques to recover faster.
Our hospital brings together specially trained medical staff, advanced monitoring techniques, and specialized Physiotherapy and Ayurvedic treatments focused on improving the outcomes of patients with spinal injury.
Stroke Treatment in Ayurveda
Stroke causes a deprivation of oxygen to the brain either due to a block or due to a bleed. Stroke is the second most leading cause of death or for a permanent or temporary disability. The treatment for stroke starts immediately after the incident if the patient is stable. The golden period of rehabilitation is within 3 to 6 months after the incident.
Stroke or pakshaghata in ayurveda is considered as a vata vyadhi. The treatment protocol includes:
- Sarvanga abhyanga
- Patra potali sweda
- Ruksha sweda
- Shashtika shali pinda sweda
- Abhyanara sneha pana
- Ushna upanaha
Physiotherapy Treatments for Stroke
In order for people who have had a serious stroke to resume their regular daily activities and take care of themselves as independently as is practical, neurologic rehabilitation focuses on reducing impairments and disabilities. The adult central nervous system can adapt or reorganize itself to restore impaired cognitive and motor abilities.
The treatment of stroke patients varies depending on how they present and what their main concerns are. The patient’s needs, not the facility, determine the kind and level of care.
To achieve better results, physical therapy should be started as soon as possible.
Without affecting tone or pain, strength training can increase upper limb strength. recommending the right orthotics to prevent foot drop, clenched fists, problems with active daily living, and hygiene maintenance. Along with traditional therapy, mirror therapy has positive effects on motor function and control.
Overground gait training is a significant part of traditional physical therapies to enhance dynamic balance and assure secure home mobility. Prior to stepping in the regulated environment of the parallel bars, patients practice trunk and head control, sit-to-stand balance, and stepping. Over-ground training emphasizes using an orthotic or assistive device as necessary, clearing the paralysed foot to initiate leg swing, knee stability in standing, and stepping with a more rhythmic, safe gait pattern.
Yoga for Stroke Patients
Yoga is a beneficial addition to stroke rehabilitation therapy because it accelerates and extends recovery. Yoga enhances the effects of stroke therapy. Yoga practitioners may benefit from increased flexibility, better balance, maximum strength, pain control, and increased energy. Throughout these sessions, participants are instructed in poses that can be performed while sitting, lying on a bench, or using a wheelchair as support. Yoga has also been shown to increase independence with daily living activities, lower fall-related fear, and improve life quality. Yoga has been shown to result in longer steps, a more powerful and quicker gait, increased strength, and endurance, in addition to improving balance and flexibility. Yoga also emphasizes the significance of connecting breath to movement, which improves the rehabilitation of stroke overall.
Frequently Asked Questions
Recovery time will be different in each case. Through our integrated approach of treatment patient get recovery more faster.
Treatment duration may vary according to the extent, location and chronicity. Our integrated approach speeds up the recovery rate. As per our treatment protocol, the first course of 1-month treatment will be taken later according the progress of the patient treatment plan will be extended.
We have budget-friendly and premium facilities for treatment, treatment costs may vary according to the facility you choose
Generally 2 sessions of Ayurveda and 2 sessions of Physiotherapy, one session of occupational therapy and one session of acupuncture per day will be done. If patients have any difficulty in speech or deglutition additional one session for the same will be done.
Each session of Ayurveda, Physiotherapy and Occupational therapy will be 45 minutes long. Acupuncture and speech deglutition therapy may vary in duration according to the patient’s condition.
The rate of improvement in the patient is higher in integrated treatment than the treatments are done independently.
Yes along with external therapies ayurveda internal medications will be given according to the patient’s condition
Yes, our doctor will provide pathya pathya (Diet) plan according to patient’s condition
Yes, we have a protocol for treating the patient. Recent radiological reports and blood reports are necessary for the treatment. If you don’t have any recent reports we will elicit the checkup from here.
If the Patient is stable and can do his daily needs himself he can stay. If a patient requires a local caretaker we will provide it from here.
Yes, at the time of discharge will give discharge advice, internal medications along with a follow up period.
We are here following scientifically proven methods. Our treatments don’t have any side effects.
At present no medical insurance is available.
- Ischemic stroke
- Transient ischemic attack
- Hemorrhagic stroke
Lifestyle, genetics, High blood pressure, Obesity, Diabetes etc are may be the reason for stroke.
Numerous studies have shown that those who have a family history of stroke are more likely to get a brain stroke.
Blood flow to the brain is restricted or interrupted in a stroke. When blood vessels in the brain become blocked or burst, a stroke may result. Brain cells are damaged when the brain isn’t getting enough oxygen. Strokes can be fatal, and in some circumstances, a person may coma right after a massive stroke.
- Severe headache and nausea or Altered state of consciousness
- Vision issues
- Speaking and understanding problems
- Difficulty with coordination-related Activities like walking, reading, etc.
- Weakness in one side of the body, including the face, arms, or legs