DOI: 10.14704/nq.2018.16.3.1187

Research on the Effect of Yoga on the Recovery of Motor and Neurological Functions of Stroke Patients

Fang Wang


Stroke refers to functional impairment of the brain that results from the blockage of the blood supply to the brain, which not only leads to motor and neurological dysfunction, but also causes deep distress to patients and their families. The previous studies show that aerobic exercise can promote the recovery of motor and neurological functions in stroke patients thus can effectively alleviate the symptoms of stroke. Based on the above, this paper focuses on the influence of the aerobic exercise, yoga, on the recovery of motor and neurological functions of patients with stroke, and track and analyzes statistically their rehabilitation effect by the experimental methods. The results show that yoga practice can effectively improve the health of the patients. It can promote the recovery of mobility in terms of balance ability, walking ability and ability to stand on one foot; and it can promote the recovery of neurological functions in patients. These findings provide a new theoretical basis and practical enlightenment for the treatment of stroke patients.


Yoga; Stroke; Neurological function; Motor function

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