Cure for Stroke Sequels?

Patient : Is there a cure for stroke? My Dad had stroke about three years ago and since then his health is been declining steadily even though we regularly consult neurologists in India. His health is not been improving at all from taking all those medications. Stroke is known for 3000 years, haven't scientists found any hope of permanently curing it and making a person normal again. My Dad is only 64 years old and it is quite worrying for the family. Looking forward to your response. Thank you.
Doctor :    Unfortunately, there is no cure for the Stroke sequels, the treatment is aimed to manage and relieve the symptoms, and try to give him skills to cope with the daily living activities the best he can. The motor deficits depend upon the severity of the initial brain injury (stroke). The main treatment is Physical Therapy, basically to preserve the motor functions that he still has, and most Rehab programs include also Occupational therapy, Vocational therapy and mental health care professionals, to deal with common other issues like depression or cognitive impairment.

Related Q&A

Q: My father had a series of strokes and is bleeding on both sides of the brain. He is somewhat aware but cant talk or ...

Q: My mom is 77 years old. She is 130 pounds and 5 ft 2 ins tall. She leads an active life. She is on medication for ...

Q: I was wondering if you'd be able to tell if it is more likely that my grandfather suffered from a seizure or stroke? ...

Q: Did what happened to me in my symptoms mean I had a stroke or a migraine headache?

Q: I had a stroke in May 2015. I have multiple issues. 1: my hand "fell asleep" and is not improving as is the...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon