A stroke can cause lasting brain damage. People who survive a stroke need to relearn skills they lost because of the damage. Rehabilitation can help them relearn those skills.
The effects of a stroke depend on which area of the brain was damaged. The types of disabilities a stroke can cause include
Stroke rehabilitation involves many kinds of health professionals. The goal is to help stroke survivors become as independent as possible and to have the best possible quality of life.
NIH: National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke