Getting started in the right rehabilitation program is the most important step in treatment. And, the sooner it is starter, the better the chances of recovery. Some patients may need no rehabilitation at all. Others will require some degree of therapy.
The rehabilitation team consists of the stroke patient and the family, doctors, nurses, therapists, social workers, dieticians, and other other healthcare professionals, all working together towards the same goal. Work is begun to help the patient achieve the highest level of independence as possible.