Can electrical stimulation of the leg alleviate bladder problems caused by stroke?
A statement from Juliet Bouverie, Chief Executive of the Stroke Association.
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.
Attendance Allowance is a benefit for people aged 65 or over who need help with their care because of an illness or disability. Learn more about what it is and who is eligible for this support.
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.
Losing someone to stroke can be very difficult to cope with. This guide looks at the emotional impact of bereavement, including grief and the effect it can have on friends, family and carers.
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.
Thousands of lives a year could be changed thanks to a pilot research study by Imperial College which involves injecting a patient's stem cells into their brain.
In stroke survivors, does the clinical effectiveness of 6 months treatment with fluoxetine depend upon its effects on synaptic plasticity in the brain? Can a drug used for depression help stroke recovery by changing connections between brain cells?
Can a virtual-reality-home help stroke survivors do better at home?