Pain in the shoulder is a common problem after stroke. As well as causing distress through pain and lost sleep, it prevents rehabilitation of the arm and hand. This study will identify ‘who’, ‘when’ and ‘how’ to treat people with painful shoulders after stroke more effectively, and should lead to better outcomes for them.
Pain after stroke is very common, but there are plenty of ways to manage and treat it. This guide provides information about the causes of different types of post-stroke pain, from headaches to joint pain and spasticity, and some of the treatments that can help.
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.
As part of our research programme, we fund exceptional candidates from stroke professional backgrounds to our prestigious Postgraduate and Postdoctoral Fellowship positions. Meet our new fellows for 2017.
Find out why you may have headaches after a stroke and how they can be treated.
A stroke won’t just affect you, but everyone around you too. It can put a strain on your relationships and can also affect your sex life. But there are things you can do to help you cope with the impact.
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
Getting moving and doing physical activity might be one of your main goals after a stroke, but how can you do it when you have been told to stay at home because of coronavirus? Read our practical tips on exercising with conditions such as fatigue, incontinence or high blood pressure.
You don’t have to go to a gym to be active. There are some great ways to be active in everyday life.
Being active is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your health. It can also help people avoid another stroke.