Our Government’s current stroke strategy is coming to an end in 2017 and there is no plan to introduce a new one. In this edition of Stroke News, we tell you how we're calling on Government to keep stroke on its agenda. Sign our petition today and help create A New Era for Stroke.
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.
Two-thirds of stroke survivors have problems with their sight after stroke, and around half of these will be left with long term sight problems. This new research programme aims to establish better treatment and support for stroke survivors with vision loss after stroke in the UK.
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.
New research review suggests that post-stroke fatigue is a symptom independent of depression, pain and sleep problems, and may depend on the 'excitability' of the movement part of the brain.
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.
Amazing Brains: Research to Recovery. Previously known as our Keynote Lecture, our event took place on Wednesday, 15 May 2019, at the Science Museum in central London.
Many stroke survivors use art in their recovery and each year, through our Christmas Card Competition, a stroke survivor’s artwork is made into a limited edition Christmas card and sold in our range to raise vital funds for stroke survivors across the UK.
The Stroke Association has funded research into treatments that have improved care for stroke patients in hospital, giving them the best chance of rebuilding their life after stroke.
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.