Thank you for posting your query.
is one of the leading causes of disability
. Therefore, it is important to treat stroke in the early hours. During the first four and a half hours, if a patient with stroke reaches the hospital, thrombolytic (clot buster) therapy can be given, which significantly reduces the disability.
In your father's case, as three years have passed after the stroke, there is no medicine which can be given to improve the paralysis
At this stage, physiotherapy
is the best solution. With proper exercises and physiotherapy, he would recover.
Dr Sudhir Kumar MD DM (Neurology)
Senior Consultant Neurologist