Calling all speech and language therapists who see people with progressive aphasia to support new research into speech and language therapy practices for this group.
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.
A stroke often causes problems with bladder and bowel control. These usually improve in the early weeks after the stroke, but around a third of stroke survivors may have longer term difficulties.
Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
Some strokes are very serious and can cause a coma, or may lead to someone dying. This guide looks at the care given to someone in a coma, and how end-of-life care can support someone who's unlikely to recover.
The Stroke Helpline provides information and support to stroke survivors, carers, families, and anyone who wants to learn more about stroke. Find out how our Stroke Helpline can help you.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide support and information to help with the effects of stroke.
Browse through a list of organisations that can provide information and support for carers.
Spatial neglect is caused when damage to the brain after stroke means that it no longer received information about one side of the body and/or world. Stroke survivors with spatial neglect might not be aware of anything happening on one side of their body. This research will investigate a computer based version of a new treatment for spatial neglect after stroke.
The World Stroke Congress (WSC) is currently being held in Hyderabad, India (26-29 October 2016). The WSC leads up to World Stroke Day on 29 October 2016. Yesterday saw Stroke Support Organisations (SSOs) from across the world convene at its Stroke Support Organisation Conference, which helped kick off WSC proceedings.