What are the contraindications for rehabilitation for middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke?

Updated: Mar 17, 2020
  • Author: Daniel I Slater, MD; Chief Editor: Stephen Kishner, MD, MHA  more...
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Frankly, there are very few indications for no therapy and evidence does suggest that earlier mobilization translates to better long-term patient outcome.

Ideally, rehabilitation should begin immediately after a patient is admitted for stroke, barring additional medical issues aside from the stroke itself. [3]

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