Can electrical stimulation of the leg alleviate bladder problems caused by stroke?
A pilot study for developing and evaluating a care pathway for cognitive problems after stroke
This study will compare tenecteplase, a newer clot-busting drug, with alteplase, which is currently the routine treatment used in hospitals.
This research is testing whether starting ‘active’ rehabilitation in hospital within 24 hours of stroke will lead to better recovery after stroke than traditional methods.
Exploring the causes of ‘jargon speech’ through electrophysiology and using it to help stroke survivors that deal with it.
Although stroke survivors have reported fatigue as a problem, previous estimates of the numbers of people affected have varied greatly – from one-quarter to almost three-quarters of stroke survivors.
Today, the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC) launched a new spotlight report highlighting the positive difference medical research charities are making for mental health patients across the UK.
The Stroke Association is a member of the Association of Medical Research Charities (AMRC), which is the national membership organisation of leading medical and health research charities in the UK. Published today, the AMRC's 'Making a difference: Impact report 2017' highlights how the research of its member charities makes a difference.
This project aims to develop and test a repetitive functional task practice (RFTP) therapy programme. Research physiotherapists will develop the programme in conjunction with stroke unit staff and patients.