This page explains why you may have physical problems after a stroke, they kinds of problems you may have and how they can be treated.
The most common effects of stroke are physical ones such as weakness, numbness and stiffness. This leaflet has information about some of the different physical problems that people may have after stroke, and what can help to improve them.
The Stroke Association funded a feasibility study into improving the treatment of a condition called 'drop foot', which was recently published in the medical journal, Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology.
In this edition, hear inspirational stories of younger people affected by stroke - like Cailin who had a stroke before she was born. We also have tips to help you with drop foot and financial advice with a focus on Personal Independence Payments (PIP).
Our service provides high quality information, practical advice and emotional support in the aftermath of a stroke. We begin working with a stroke survivor, their carers and their family immediately following a stroke, and will continue to provide the support people need, for as long as they need it – within their own homes and back into the community.
The Stroke Club for Mid Essex welcomes new members and offers a variety of activities at different locations across Mid Essex.
For more information, please get in touch.
An investigation of whether functional strength training can improve the ability of stroke survivors to walk and use their arm and hand at least 1 year after stroke
Havant Stroke Club welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in the Havant and South Hampshire area. The group provides information and peer support and offers social and recreational activities including exercise, conversation, some communication support and physiotherapy, outings, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.
The stroke group provides information and support to stroke survivors and their carers. The group always offers a warm welcome, friendly face and the opportunity to talk to someone who understands what you are going through because they've been through it too.