Walking football is among the fast-growing sports in the UK. This slower-paced, low-impact version of soccer is opening up the game to all ages and abilities, and is ideal for stroke survivors looking to get more active and meet new people.
Alisha features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. She had a stroke aged 26. She was a primary school teacher at the time. Alisha’s stroke left her unable to read, write or walk. It also left her with aphasia.
Baz features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. Baz had a stroke in 1992 and recovery has been long and tough. Over the course of 27 years of physiotherapy and speech therapy, he’s been slowly rebuilding his life.
Max features in our Rebuilding Lives campaign. He had a stroke at his 7th birthday party. Find out how he's rebuilding his life after childhood stroke.