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    seem to be going backwards after stroke.
    An_252180 posted:
    I have had a heart attack in 2010 immediate attention since I was in EER with husband. effect was dragging of foot at times. I had a stroke March 2013 didn't realize it as stroke be cause of pinched nerve in back started with left knee giving out. didn't get checked out for a week as husband was getting ready to pass away and I couldn't leave him. Went to hospital after and was told I had a stroke on right side of brain. When I left Hospital I could lift left arm and leg had weakness on left side. I was also to bend left foot and toes and make decent fist with left hand now two months later can not bend foot , toes or make fist on left side. and having chest pains weather moving or siting. Is this common for things to go backwards after stroke?
    itmatsb responded:
    If you have chest pains, especially after having a heart attack, I would see a doctor immediately.

    Yes, stroke symptoms can get worse with time. Your best bet is to get physical therapy to help strengthen and help the pain. Good luck.

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