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Dr. Bob, Neurologist (MD)
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Experience:  Neurology & Int Medicine (US Trained): 20 yrs experience
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Had a stroke 6 months ago Recovered well except Walk

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Had a stroke 6 months ago
Recovered well except for balance
Walk as if I've had one too many beers
What exercises will help me regain my balance control
Tried swing a golf club but have taken many divots due to my balance problem
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Neurology
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 2 years ago.
The best way to approach this is to work with an experienced physical therapist who specializes in "balance training" or "balance rehabilitation." They can develop a home program for you that you can do everyday to preserve and enhance your functionality. I would suggest you do this as soon as possible as most gains made after a stroke are made within the first 6-9 months.
Expert:  Dr. Bob replied 2 years ago.
Hi Dave,
Do you still need assistance with your questions? Let me know if you do and I will do what I can to help you further.
Regards,
Doctor-Bob

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