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Pain after stroke is very common, but there are plenty of ways to manage and treat it. This guide provides information about the causes of different types of post-stroke pain, from headaches to joint pain and spasticity, and some of the treatments that can help.

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Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated. 

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This guide explains what private treatments are available for stroke, and what to consider before deciding if they are right for you. It covers rehabilitation therapies like physiotherapy, as well as health checks and scans.

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It can be difficult and embarrassing to talk about sexual issues, but it's important you get the help you need when it comes to sex after stroke. This guide explains how stroke can bring about physical or emotional changes that can impact on your sex life.

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Bladder and bowel problems are common after a stroke. Many people soon recover, but if you have longer-term problems, there are treatments and support that can help you get on with daily life.

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Our complete guide to stroke for employers can help employers prepare for someone's return to work after a stroke. It will tell you about stroke, the changes it can cause and how they can affect someone in the workplace.

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You can still enjoy a range of hobbies and leisure activities after you've had a stroke. This guide provides some ideas, from arts and crafts to accessible days out.
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About two-thirds of people experience some changes to their vision after stroke. This guide explains the different types of problems you might have and how they can be treated.

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This two-page communication licence displays your individual needs. This will help carers and professionals learn how to best support you.

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