On February 11, at the International Stroke Conference (ISC 2015 in Nashville, USA) the latest findings were released from four, large studies investigating the effect of treating patients with mechanical clot retrieval.
Aphasia is a long-term condition and many people will continue to need support for several years after its onset. However, with the right tools and support, even someone with severe aphasia can continue to communicate effectively.
Losing someone to stroke can be very difficult to cope with. This guide looks at the emotional impact of bereavement, including grief and the effect it can have on friends, family and carers.
The prime objective of the Dover Stroke Club is to provide a social outlet to all who, because of the effects of their stroke, are either able or unable to take part in normal community life.
Stroke changes lives. It can have a huge effect on you and your family. With the right help and support your stroke doesn't have to stop you from doing the things you want to do.
These summaries of our completed research projects highlight what work was undertaken, which aims were achieved and where the research is going next.
This group is quite simply about having fun. Making music by singing and playing with hand percussion or your own instrument.
The group has proved to be essential for the rehabilitation of people effected by a Stroke. It encourages speech, communication, expression and mental health wellbeing, resulting in a more social, confident and 'happy' person.
The International Stroke Conference is taking place in Los Angeles next week (24-26 January 2018).
It is the world's largest meeting dedicated to the science and treatment of stroke and its effects.
As well as exciting stroke research, the conference will also present the latest in international development and stroke.
Pain in the shoulder is a common problem after stroke. As well as causing distress through pain and lost sleep, it prevents rehabilitation of the arm and hand. This study will identify ‘who’, ‘when’ and ‘how’ to treat people with painful shoulders after stroke more effectively, and should lead to better outcomes for them.
The Sheffield Emotional Support Service provides counselling and emotional support to stroke survivors, their carers and family members in the Sheffield area. Together with a qualified counsellor, service users can explore any issues arising from the effects of stroke such as loss, anxiety, anger, depression and relationship issues.