Physical effects of stroke
Information about the physical effects of stroke, such as swallowing difficulties, continence problems, pain and headaches.
Using a computer after your stroke
Pain after stroke
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.
Sex and relationships
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.
Personal Alarms from Careline365
Type: Support
For stroke survivors and those at risk of stroke, a personal alarm can be an important piece of life-saving equipment. The Careline365 Alarm service helps thousands of elderly and disabled people in the UK to continue living independently at home.
Research to rebuild lives after stroke
Type: Research
The Stroke Association has funded research to find new and better ways to support people affected by stroke to rebuilding their lives.
Problems noticing things on one side (spatial neglect)
A stroke can damage your brain so that it no longer receives information from one side of your body. If this happens, you may not be aware of anything on one side, usually the side where you’ve lost movement (your affected side). This is called neglect or inattention.
12 Days of Christmas
Type: News
This Christmas, we’re celebrating some of the ways our stroke groups across the UK are helping stroke survivors with their recovery and empowering them to believe “I am more than my stroke”.
Fatigue after childhood stroke
With support and understanding, a child can learn ways to manage their fatigue after childhood stroke to lead an active life.