Walking Helps Stroke Patients Recover


By Molly Clifton

Stroke survivors who begin regular, brisk walks could improve their fitness, mobility and quality of life.

Research in the American Heart Association Journal, "Stroke," found patients who walked after a stroke reported greater improvement to their quality of life.

They also performed better on endurance and heart rate tests.

That's compared to patients who only received therapeutic massage.


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