What is it about?

This study explores the challenges faced by the stroke survivors in continuing home-based exercises after discharge from the hospital. It identifies factors which lead to non-adherence to regular exercises.

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Why is it important?

These factors are existent at a personal, interpersonal, and community level and efforts to required at each level to facilitate exercise adherence.


I feel this paper provides unique insights into the healthcare practices in India and how an individual deals with the post-stroke rehabilitation process.

Amreen Mahmood
Manipal University

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This page is a summary of: Factors influencing adherence to home-based exercises among community-dwelling stroke survivors in India: a qualitative study, European Journal of Physiotherapy, July 2019, Taylor & Francis,
DOI: 10.1080/21679169.2019.1635641.
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