This group meets on the 1st and 3rd Friday each month. The group is for anyone affected by stroke and their carers. Speakers and activities are part of the social opportunities available. The club also has a QI Gong session at each meeting. This is a chinese energy exercise which focuses on strengthening your core, breathing and balance.
Balance problems are common after a stroke, and feeling dizzy or unsteady can make it difficult to walk and move around. This guide has information about how stroke can affect your balance, what can help and how you can look after yourself.
This week the Child stroke project celebrates its second anniversary helping young stroke survivors.
Even making small changes to your eating habits can make a difference to your overall health, particularly if you have been told that you are at risk of having a stroke or TIA.
As an Exercise Supporter you will be supporting stroke survivors and carers to access exercise sessions in order to improve their levels of physical fitness, reduce social isolation and support daily living.
Stroke survivors can be referred to the Exercise-based Stroke Rehabilitation service for a 12 week programme. Exercise can help reduce the risk of an individual suffering a second stroke and helps survivors to overcome challenges they face following the physical impact of their stroke.
Researchers at King's College London have performed a large scale meta-analysis of previous research into a genetic variant of a protein implicated in stroke.
Cholesterol is a fatty substance that is found in our blood. Reducing your cholesterol level can reduce your risk of stroke.
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LEGS (London Exercise Group for Stroke) provides specialist group exercise in a supportive and enjoyable environment for people who have experienced a stroke.