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Blurred and impaired speech after stroke, stiff hand movement. How long to recover?

Hello Doctor, My Mom with Age 55, had a brain stoke (left side of the brain) 2 years back (Sept 2010). At present she is having her regular medication and excercise as adviced by the neurologist , and now she is able to balance herself quite nicely and can also walk without much difficulties, the important part lies is about her speech which is not proper (blured & impaired speech)and the movement of Right hand . From Dec 2011, her right hand had started some movement but it movement is quite stiff & rigid. Just wanted to know by how much time will she ll take more to come up with proper speech and proper right hand movement.
Asked On : Thu, 11 Oct 2012
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hello jatin, in case of stroke the maximum recovery is up to about 1 year. well as you said the condition of your mother is try to adjust with situation and try to meet some occupational therapist. he will guide about home modifications and use of proper techniques to get maximum by givng minimum
Answered: Sat, 13 Oct 2012
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