Quantifying Post-Stroke Community Participation: Filling the Gap between Ability and Reality
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November 2019 -
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Background/Purpose: Approximately 15,000 Veterans are hospitalized for stroke each year. The ability to “get out and about” in the community is considered to be either essential or very important to a majority of stroke survivors. Reduced levels of community ambulation and community participation, decreased satisfaction with levels of outdoor mobility and community reintegration, and perceived difficulty in coping with outdoor locomotion, have all been reported in individuals post-stroke. A retu...