Since 1991 the Stroke Association has spent more than £40 million supporting vital stroke research. This research has had a real impact on our understanding of stroke, on the way stroke is treated in the UK, and ultimately on the lives of stroke survivors and their families.
Postgraduate fellowship: What is the impact of damaged thinking ability caused by a spontaneous bleed in the brain?
Fatigue after stroke; what are the important factors?
Postgraduate Fellowship: Ms Emma Pilkington (TSA PGF 2015-02)
Published in the journal, BMJ Open, a new study explores what self management after stroke means to stroke survivors and physiotherapists.
New research from Stroke Association Fellow, Dr Anna Kuppuswamy, suggests that feelings of limb heaviness after stroke are not related to actual muscle weakness.
What maintains stroke survivors’ continued use of self-managed computer therapy for aphasia?
How important is the relationship between therapist and stroke survivor in rehabilitation of language ability?
Cognitive impairments after stroke can affect people’s confidence and mood as well as their ability to recover. PRECiS stands for ‘Patient-Reported Evaluation of Cognitive State’. It is a 27 item questionnaire tool, that measures the perceived impact of cognitive problems from the unique perspective of stroke survivors. Published open access in the journal