Strength, Flexibility, And Balance Therapy After Stroke "HEALTHY"

Completed

Phase 1/2 Results

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

- veteran
- in the Indianapolis, IN area
- survived a stroke
- on blood pressure medication
- completed all rehabilitation
- ability to stand with or without a device
- able to speak and understand English
- a score >4 out of 6 on the short mini mental status exam (MMSE)

Exclusion Criteria

- would not commit to the yoga intervention
- self report of: serious cardiac conditions; history of serious chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or oxygen dependence; severe weight bearing pain; a history of significant psychiatric illness; uncontrollable diabetes with recent weight loss; and current enrollment in another research trial