New study suggests that task-specific reach-to-grasp training for arm and hand rehabilitation is feasible for stroke survivors to perform, and acceptable for them to do.
Yesterday, a special event was held at Queen's Hospital Romford to showcase its Robotic Assisted Training for the Upper Limb after Stroke (RATULS). Find out more
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 an occupational therapist.
As well as reducing independence, walking problems after stroke lead to lower daily activity, increasing risk of further stroke and health problems. A promising method of improving walking after stroke is through ‘auditory rhythmical cueing.’ which involves people walking to the rhythm of a sound beat.
Hillingdon Stroke Recovery Service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support following a stroke. Whether you are a stroke survivor, carer or family member, we will begin working with you after a stroke. We will continue to provide the support you need, both at home and in the wider community.
Stroke Association Voluntary Groups are supported by a range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Affiliated Independent Stroke Clubs are supported by a wide range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
Medical research is essential to develop new treatments and therapies for stroke so that patients in the UK can get the best possible care. Clinical trials are conducted to test whether a new medical intervention is safe and effective and these trials often rely on the participation of volunteer stroke survivors.
Stroke survivors can be referred to Moving Forward After Stroke for a 12 week exercise programme. Exercise can help reduce the risk of an individual suffering a second stroke, and helps survivors to overcome challenges they face following the physical impact of their stroke.
The role of the non-affected side of the brain in recovering upper arm and shoulder movements after stroke