Study: Stroke patients can benefit from non-intense arm exercises

06/8/2010 | HealthDay News

Canadian researchers found that among stroke patients enrolled in the Graded Repetitive Arm Supplementary Program, the functioning of arms and hands affected by the stroke improved an average of 33% after doing 35 minutes of low-intensity exercises four times a week for four weeks. The patients also exhibited fewer symptoms of depression after participating in the program, the researchers said.

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