Why Rehabilitation?

Stroke can change the rest of your life in an instant. Important decisions about rehabilitation must be made quickly, and it can be overwhelming. High-quality rehab is available and can help you reach your full potential in recovery. 

We offer this guide to help you get started. It includes information you and your family need to make informed decisions and plan the rehabilitation journey. The best result can only be achieved through the combined effort of your family, your team of healthcare professionals and, of course, from your own commitment!  You are not alone.


Young woman physiotherapist working with a senior in a wheelchair
woman with wheelchair at home

Support Network

Want to share recovery and rehabilitation experiences with other survivors? Find reassurance or offer your own words of wisdom on the American Heart / American Stroke Association's Support Network.