After carotid artery surgery, most people can resume exercising at around 4 weeks, according to the National Institutes of Health. The exact amount of time depends on what the doctor recommends. More » Health Fitness & Exercise Exercise

Although recovery time varies for carotid artery surgery, typically patients spend one to two nights in the hospital, with some patients leaving as early as the same day, notes Healthline and the National Institutes of H... More »

Carotid endarterectomy usually requires one night of a hospital stay following the surgery and enables patients to perform nonstrenuous activities within a week, reports WebMD. It is common to experience neck ache for tw... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Cardiac Health

The recovery time after carotid artery surgery varies between patients. The patient may have to stay in the hospital a day after the procedure for monitoring to ensure there are no risk factors for a stroke, such as redu... More »

Physical therapy helps patients regain motor and sensory abilities in their limbs after strokes, the National Institutes of Health states. Therapy involves practicing isolated movements repeatedly until the limb function... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Exercise

Balance exercises for seniors include standing on one foot, walking heel to toe, balance walk, back leg raises and side leg raises, according to SeniorHealth by the National Institutes of Health. These exercises improve ... More » Health Fitness & Exercise Exercise

A patient cannot hear her own carotid bruit, according to the National Institutes of Health. A physician hears a carotid bruit through a stethoscope while the patient is sitting or lying still in a quiet examining room. ... More »