Motorized Stationary Bike May Help With Stroke Rehabilitation

February 12, 2015 2:00 PM

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THURSDAY, Feb. 12, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Exercising on a motorized stationary bike may help boost stroke patients' brain and motor skills recovery, a small study suggests.

The study included 17 stroke survivors, aged 23 to 84, whose stroke occurred six to 12 months before the start of the study. To help them regain the use of their arms, all of the patients took part in repetitive task therapy, such as relearning how to hold a cup or fork, or how to dress themselves.

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