• Patients should take medicines regularly as advised by doctor. Even if patient cannot see doctor due to some reason, dose should not be missed.
  • Overweight patients need to lose weight. They can have better chances of mobility this way.
  • Physiotherapy is as important as is medication treatment. Physiotherapy needs to be continued indefinitely.
  • While mobilizing the stroke patients, extreme caution should be exercised to prevent any fall. Falls can result in fractures that may take months to heal. Particularly over-weight patients are at higher risk.
  • Patients should regularly visit treating doctor as advised. In case doctor visit is missed, previous medicines should be continued until next visit.