This research aims to develop a new method of teaching self-management skills after stroke by investigating how physiotherapists work with stroke survivors and carers.
There is evidence that during the coronavirus pandemic fewer people have been recorded to have transient ischaemic attack (TIA) or stroke. That’s why the Stroke Association is urging people to continue to act fast and call 999 if they experience signs of stroke.
How important is the relationship between therapist and stroke survivor in the rehabilitation of language ability?
This study looks at finding non-invasive brain stimulation to improve word-finding abilities in stroke survivors.
This research will investigate the use of orthitics (for example, braces and splints) early on in a stroke survivor’s rehabilitation. The results will inform a larger study into early orthotic use after stroke.
Everyday talking involves being able to understand sentences, something that can be affected by aphasia. This research will design and test a new therapy which aims to help improve understanding of everyday sentences in people with aphasia.
Home visits with stroke survivors are a routine part of occupational therapy. Can a virtual-reality-home help stroke survivors do better at home?
Promising research results for a new drug treatment for ischaemic stroke patients have been published today in the journal ‘Lancet Neurology’.
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.
The aim of this research is to systematically assess what keeps stroke survivors using computerised speech and language therapy at home.