Stroke survivors gain from exercise scripts

That’s according to a scientific statement from the American Heart Association (AHA) and the American Stroke Association (ASA), which suggests exercise prescriptions could help stroke patients develop the skills and confidence they need to begin and maintain an exercise program.

Associate Professor Julie Bernhardt, National Stroke Foundation Clinical Council member, was a co-author of the statement.

“Exercising regularly is vital to helping stroke survivors improve their overall health as well as reducing their risk of having another