This project aims to develop and test a repetitive functional task practice (RFTP) therapy programme. Research physiotherapists will develop the programme in conjunction with stroke unit staff and patients.
Aphasia charity, Connect, announces closure. Find out what support the Stroke Association can offer.
Information about atrial fibrillation for healthcare and other professionals.
Thrombolysis, where drugs are injected into the blood to break up a blood clot, is one of the main treatments used to treat people who are having a stroke caused by a clot. Currently a drug called alteplase is used in thrombolysis. But the researchers think that another drug, called tenecteplase, may be more effective than alteplase. This study will investigate if this is the case.
Find out how stroke can affect your balance, what can help, and how to look after yourself if your balance has been affected by stroke.
Anyone can be put forward as a trustee and people may nominate themselves, or someone else they think may be suitable (with their consent). Find out the requirements of the post and how to apply.
We’re currently looking for Befrienders to offer support across all services to stroke survivors and carers. In doing so you help to reduce social isolation and build the confidence and self-esteem of the people you support.
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.
The 45th edition of the BMW Berlin Marathon, holder of the world record marathon course.
Published online first in the journal Neurology, a new study suggests that people with AF who have an ICH due to their medication have similar outcomes whether they're on a NOAC or a vitamin K antagonist drug.