Exercise for Stroke Victims

By: CBS News Email
By: CBS News Email

In a St. Joseph Healthscene report, exercise soon after a stroke may boost the long-term prognosis. Some experts say if people who've had a stroke can be out of bed and walking within 24 hours, they're far less likely to face depression. Post-stroke depression is a major concern, associated with less participation in rehab, a poorer rate and extent of recovery, and a increased risk of death.

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