The Praxis fur Ergotherapie Elisabeth Brechtel from Cologne to inform studies demonstrating that occupational therapy takes positive influence after a stroke in stroke, often also called a stroke, a part of the brain this is damaged that the blood flow is interrupted. The consequences are fatal and range from visible or noticeable malfunction due to impaired brain function. Paralysis in parts of the body or even errors of various bodily functions such as vision or speech impediments are possible. In any case, is a targeted detect and treat prior to great advantage. The Praxis fur Ergotherapie Elisabeth Brechtel from Cologne to inform studies demonstrating that occupational therapy has positive influence after a stroke.

Success of the treatment modality proved by the IQWiG (Institute for quality and efficiency in health care) published summary of a Cochrane review shows, as the occupational therapy treatment after a suffered stroke is effective. You helps to cope with everyday life despite restrictions. Overall, nine trials were included with a total of 1,258 people between 55 and 88 years. The studies were conducted over a different period. On average, those affected were treated about three months ergotherapeutisch. The analyzed results showed: occupational therapy can reduce the incidence of severe need for help or death after a stroke. Eleven people treated with occupational therapy, the worst effects of the disease can be avoided in a further people”.

Occupational therapy can significantly reduce to a deterioration in the physical limitations and thus occupies a significant portion of the treatment. Everyday activities such as washing or buy a possible are improved and improving the quality of life. The Praxis fur Ergotherapie Elisabeth Brechtel from Cologne is available for more information.

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