Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Yoga Speed Up Recovery Stroke

What you like to do yoga, one of the exercises are good for health, the blood flow. If there is a patient in the recovery stroke. Practicing yoga speed up recovery stroke. The results showed, practiced yoga for eight weeks, especially in stroke patients helps improve balance and flexibility, gait is stronger and faster, as well as increased strength and durability.

From the analysis the researchers found that practicing yoga provides an advantage in functional strength, flexibility and endurance, as well as significant improvements in all areas. Yoga activity may have increased neuromuscular control, which allows for improvement of strength in the affected limb or are not affected. These findings have the potential to help the recovery process. Yoga interventions designed to improve balance and we do not really focus on improving the running speed

This study involved scientists from Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis and IU Bloomington. They observed how the contribution of yoga in helping older people to recover from a stroke. 

Each participant (male and female) have completed the occupational therapy after having a stroke and physical therapy before the study done, but they still continue to have problems. 
Arlene Schmid, rehabilitation scientists at Roudebush VA Medical Center said the loss of functional strength, flexibility and endurance are seseuatu common after a stroke, which can cause long-term disability.

"Physicians need a method to manage and improve the ability of stroke patients who had botched a physical disorder," said Schmid, an assistant professor of occupational therapy at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Science at IUPUI.

The results of this study is based on studies of two recent studies to be presented at the annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine in San Francisco.

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