This research will investigate the use of orthitics (for example, braces and splints) early on in a stroke survivor’s rehabilitation. The results will inform a larger study into early orthotic use after stroke.
Spatial neglect is caused when damage to the brain after stroke means that it no longer received information about one side of the body and/or world. Stroke survivors with spatial neglect might not be aware of anything happening on one side of their body. This research will investigate a computer based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke.
Getting regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to reduce your risk of a stroke. This guide explains how exercise can improve your health, suggests some activities for you to try, and gives some organisations and resources that can help you find a form of exercise that suits you.
A haemorrhagic stroke is a stroke that is caused by bleeding in or around the brain. Although they are less common than strokes that are caused by a blockage, they can be much more serious.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Occupational therapy can help you adjust to life after stroke by giving you the confidence and skills to perform daily tasks. This guide explains what to expect from occupational therapy and how you can find a therapist.
Ana Palazon, Director Cymru of the Stroke Association, responds to findings of the third annual report on stroke services in Wales.
The Stroke Association has joined forces with 14 other charities and Sport England to launch a new campaign: “We Are Undefeatable”. The campaign aims to support people living with health conditions to build physical activity and exercise into their lives and to celebrate every victory, big or small.
In the UK, there are over 500 stroke clubs and groups providing support to around 16,000 people affected by stroke. These groups offer social support, promote independence and reduce the risk of isolation.
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.