Inclusion Criteria- Any patient with a confirmed primary diagnosis of stroke, within 6 weeks of onset, will be included.
- Persons will be between the ages of 16 and 80.
- Persons may have experienced a previous CVA if they experienced a full gait recovery.
Exclusion Criteria- Any patient with a history of stroke onset greater than 6 weeks prior to admission will not be included.
- In addition, persons with bilateral CVA will not be included as well as persons who were not ambulatory prior to the CVA.