Research Participants Needed: What do stroke survivors think about motivation for rehabilitation, and how can therapists help?
Stroke survivors and their carers are invited to take part in a workshop to share your experience with rehabilitation (including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and speech and language therapy) after stroke.
Stroke recoveries at risk report: Willie's story
Willie is 47 and lives in Portadown. Willie was a busy music teacher, performing musician and family man when he had a stroke late one night in October 2017. He spent two months in hospital receiving physiotherapy and occupational therapy and has paid for additional private therapy to help with his recovery. But everything changed for Willie during the pandemic.
Stimulating the vagus nerve to help recover arm function
Dr Sheharyar Baig is investigating tVNS, a new treatment for arm weakness after stroke. His work could help us understand what's happening in the brain and who might benefit most from this treatment.
Virtual Assessment and Rehabilitation in Stroke (VARE in stroke)
This research can improve a camera-based computer programme so it can be used by health care professionals and stroke survivors to help in physical rehabilitation.