The other day I was thinking about when I first had my stroke. When I was an inpatient at Gaylord hospital. The therapists worked on my left leg first and did nothing for my left hand. As I look back on this now I wish they had given me a choice on whether to work on my hand or my leg first because upper extremities are harder to rehab than lower extremities. Consequently, to this day I can walk fine but I'm still working on my left hand. Don't get me wrong walking is fine because it allows me to drive, walk up and down stairs and ride my tricycle. However, I would suggest that you take a hard look at whether you want to be able to walk first or to use your hand if it is affected. Remember you can do much more with two hands than you can with one. Also, when you're rehabbing your leg you can do a lot more with two hands to entertain yourself.
So in closing, take that hard look which you want to rehab first your hand or your leg and let your therapist know your decision.
I just started a new therapy session for my hand and this time I'll really try to make a go of it. Stay tuned for the outcome.