Leg crossing is a good marker for stroke survival, study finds

10/11/2011 | WebMD

Patients who can cross their legs within 15 days of a severe stroke are less likely to die, have fewer neurological impairments upon discharge and lower levels of disability one year later, according to German research published in the journal Neurology. Researcher Dr. Berend Feddersen of the University of Munich said he was surprised that it was such a good marker for survival and recovery even one year after a stroke.

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