Being active is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your health. It can also help people avoid another stroke.
Walking football is among the fast-growing sports in the UK. This slower-paced, low-impact version of soccer is opening up the game to all ages and abilities, and is ideal for stroke survivors looking to get more active and meet new people.
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.
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.
Simon's mum had a massive stroke that turned both their worlds upside down. Find out more about Simon's stroke story.
Suzi’s life was turned upside down when her husband had a devastating stroke at the age of 40. Read her story.
You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.
Tristan Maynard, 71, had a stroke in March 2018, which left him in constant pain and paralysed on his right side.
Supported by his physiotherapists and Moving Forward After Stroke group, Tristan looked for ways to build movement into his daily routine to help him get active again.
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.
In recent years, legal cannabis-based products containing cannabidiol (CBD), have become more available. Could these help stroke survivors to cope with problematic effects of stroke?