CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR
Ask your doctor about your post-stroke limitations
BEFORE you start an exercise program!
Download a pdf of a Physician Consent Form to use in discussing the medical advisability of exercise with your doctor.
MODIFIED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY READINESS QUESTIONNAIRE (PAR-Q)
To help determine whether you are physically ready to begin an exercise program, download a pdf of the Modified Physical Activity Readiness Questionnaire (PAR-Q)
If you answered YES to any of the questions, talk with your doctor BEFORE you become more physically active. Tell your doctor your intent to exercise and to which questions you answer ‘yes.’