We have information leaflets on many topics – the ones you can order on this page are a selection of our introductory guides to stroke.
Around 30% of survivors experience pain after stroke. Post-stroke pain includes muscle and joint pain such as spasticity and shoulder pain. Learn about the causes and treatments.
Free information guides covering the information that you need to know about stroke.
When someone close to you has had a stroke, they may need help and support after they return home from hospital. Find out the different ways you can support a stroke survivor, and what help and support is available for carers.
You might be given blood-thinning medications after you've had a stroke, to help you avoid another one. Or you might need blood-thinning medication if you have a health condition such as a heart problem or blood-clotting disorder which could lead to a stroke.
One sided weakness or paralysis after a stroke is not uncommon. Learn more about how physiotherapy works for stroke survivors with with one sided weakness.
It's important to try and keep as active as you can after you have finished physiotherapy. Find out our top tips for staying active after therapy.
Physiotherapy can help you get back as much movement as possible after a stroke. It can help you re-learn to use your arms and hands, and regain movement and strength in your legs to improve movement and balance.
Find ways to keep yourself motivated with your movement activities.
Setting movement goals can help you focus and keep track of your progress.