Around 30% of survivors experience pain after stroke. Post-stroke pain includes muscle and joint pain such as spasticity and shoulder pain. Learn about the causes and treatments.
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
Some people can experience post-stroke seizures. A small number of people go on to develop epilepsy, which is a tendency to have repeated seizures. Find out about the different types of seizures and how epilepsy is diagnosed and treated.
One sided weakness or paralysis after a stroke is not uncommon. Learn more about how physiotherapy works for stroke survivors with with one sided weakness.
It's important to try and keep as active as you can after you have finished physiotherapy. Find out our top tips for staying active after therapy.
Physiotherapy can help you get back as much movement as possible after a stroke. It can help you re-learn to use your arms and hands, and regain movement and strength in your legs to improve movement and balance.
Find ways to keep yourself motivated with your movement activities.
Setting movement goals can help you focus and keep track of your progress.
Find practical tips for dealing with some of the effects of a stroke if you want to be more active.
Being active is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your health. It can also help people avoid another stroke.