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.
The Stroke Association funded a feasibility study into improving the treatment of a condition called 'drop foot', which was recently published in the medical journal, Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology.
In this edition, hear inspirational stories of younger people affected by stroke - like Cailin who had a stroke before she was born. We also have tips to help you with drop foot and financial advice with a focus on Personal Independence Payments (PIP).
Drop In is a friendly conversation group for relaxed chats over a cup of tea or coffee with people who really understand about aphasia. You will receive a warm welcome and time to have a conversation at your own pace.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
At the age of just 29 a stroke left Sarah completely paralysed and unable to speak or move, yet she challenged herself to take part in her local Step Out for Stroke in Middlesbrough.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
Based at the David Rayner Centre, Scotsdales Garden Centre, 120 Cambridge Road, Great Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5JT, we’re looking for 2 Volunteer Stroke Group Supporters who love to organise!
You'll be part of a team who will assist in the running of the Beccles stroke group. The group in Beccles meets every other Wednesday, 10am – 12pm. We need five people all aged over 18.
The group in Lowestoft meets every Friday, 10am – 12pm. We need five people all aged over 18.