Physiotherapy is often an important part of rehabilitation after a stroke. This guide explains how physiotherapy can help with limb-strengthening, relearning patterns of movement, and a variety of other problems a stroke survivor may experience.
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.
The stroke group provides information and peer support to stroke survivors and their carers; it also offers exercise sessions run by a trained physiotherapist and a range of social activities.
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.
This club meets on the first and third Tuesday each month at the Bede Lodge venue 1pm - 3pm. They also have an indoor bowling session every month which is held on the forth Tuesday each month.
The club has exercise sessions and relaxation therapies available at the venue along with speakers and activities. Outings and seasonel events are also part of the club programme.
If you or someone you know has had a stroke, you’ll understand the impact it can have on daily life, from mobility problems and communication difficulties to emotional changes. You’re not alone. Come along to your local stroke group and meet others who’ve been affected by stroke.
This guide explains what private treatments are available for stroke, and what to consider before deciding if they are right for you. It covers rehabilitation therapies like physiotherapy, as well as health checks and scans.
The West Somerset Stroke Club was founded in 1977 by a Speech and Language Therapist and an Occupational Therapist. Working with skilled and friendly volunteers, the two co-founders are now retired but are still running the club which meets every Wednesday during school terms from 10.00am - 2.00pm.
The Club offers support and advice to people who have experienced Stroke illness.
The Maldon and Dengie Stroke Support and Carers' Group provides information and support to stroke survivors and their carers. It also offers group exercise sessions run by a qualified exercise instructor or a neuro trained physiotherapist. The group also offers a range of social activities including outings.
Some of the most common effects of stroke are physical, and include things like muscle weakness and fatigue. This guide describes some of the physical effects of stroke and explains how they are diagnosed and treated.
Portsmouth Stroke Club welcomes membership from people affected by stroke in Portsmouth City. The group provides information and peer support and offers social and recreational activities including games, conversation, some physiotherapy, communication support, outings, talks and presentations by visiting speakers.