Spasticity and muscle weakness are the primary impairments that result in activity limitation after stroke. Functional mobility is the ability to transfer independently from one place to another that depends on the extent of impairments affecting body function. The knowledge of relationship between the physical consequences of stroke and functional limitation helps therapist to implement the most effective rehabilitation approach to improve mobility. Stroke is defined as a sudden interruption of blood flow to the brain that leaded to loss of neurological function and lasted for more than 24 hours. Stroke is the third leading cause of death in America and the most important cause of adult disability.
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