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.
Find out what treatments are available privately for stroke care and rehabilitation, and things to think about when you’re looking for private treatment.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information on treatment and therapy options.
Find out about the different treatments available to combat a stroke, including thrombolysis and thrombectomy.
At the moment there are no treatments that cure vascular dementia but there are treatments to help with many of the symptoms.
Our Life After Stroke Services are designed to provide the right support to ensure every stroke survivor makes the best possible recovery. These Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) may answer some queries you have about the services.
Stroke research takes time and money. With coronavirus (Covid-19) locking down labs, halting face-to-face contact and hitting our funds hard, developing life-changing new treatments is more challenging than ever.
Currently, a drug called alteplase is used in thrombolysis, but the researchers think that another drug, called tenecteplase, may be more effective than alteplase.
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.
Published in the journal, The Lancet, the findings of the PISCES I study shed more light on the potential use of stem cell treatment for stroke.
Dr Shamim Quadir, Research Communications Manager at the Stroke Association comments.