Can electrical stimulation of the leg alleviate bladder problems caused by stroke?
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.
Asociacion Stroke Support Group (Torrevieja) is available to all stroke survivors and their carers, and provides a safe and therapeutic environment that aims to facilitate stroke recovery.
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.
Come along to your local stroke support group in Banbridge and meet others who've been affected by stroke. You'll be able to share your experiences and tips for dealing with stroke, as well as enjoying a range of activities.
If you or someone you know could benefit from the support of our group, please get in touch. We'd love to hear from you.
Come along to your local stroke group in Banbridge and meet others who have been affected by stroke. You’ll be able to share your experiences and tips for managing stroke as well as enjoying a range of activities, both for fun and rehabilitation.
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.
The Blackwood Stroke Support Group is a Stroke Association voluntary group that offers peer and communication support as well as speakers and activities including outings, meals, games, quizzes, and art.
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.