Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
A guide for family, friends and carers of people who have had a stroke, from the Stroke Association. Packed with information about the emotional impact of stroke, rehabilitation and recovery, and the support available to carers.
This page is about stroke symptoms that are not caused by a stroke. Here we explain stroke mimic diagnosis, symptoms and treatments.
The Stroke Association's response to the latest National Clinical Guideline for Stroke (2016) produced by the Intercollegiate Stroke Working Party of the Royal College of Physicians of London.
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.
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.
A stroke in the brain stem can cause the very rare condition of locked-in syndrome, where the person is conscious but unable to move apart from their eyes.
Our Life After Stroke Services are designed to provide the right support at the right time to ensure every stroke survivor makes the best possible recovery. Find out how you can commission our services in your area.
Physiotherapist James Benson talks about why the UK Stroke Forum Conference is such an important event for physiotherapists.