Let me just say first off that one has to take every precaution to be safe. I did not want to give the impression in my last post that I was able to move around my garden freely without regard for my safety. I have already fallen too many times to know that for the disabled, gardening can be hazardous to one's health. But gardening also provides many opportunities for forced use and a Zen quality that can be beneficial to restoring healthy spirits. I just wanted to get that in before I continue talking about therapy in the garden.
It's because most stroke survivors are hemiplegiac, affecting either the left or the right side of their body. In my case, and with most other stroke survivors, one of the hands is spastic. Meaning it can't move naturally, calmly, or fluidly in unison with other parts of the body.
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