Pain in the shoulder is a common problem after stroke. As well as causing distress through pain and lost sleep, it prevents rehabilitation of the arm and hand. This study will identify ‘who’, ‘when’ and ‘how’ to treat people with painful shoulders after stroke more effectively, and should lead to better outcomes for them.
Chickenpox and shingles are common infectious diseases and we plan to research whether these are risk factors for stroke.
Stroke Association Voluntary Groups are supported by a range of resources and specialist training opportunities.
One in eight adults (around 6.5 million people) is a carer. By 2037, it's anticipated that the number of carers will increase to 9 million. The ‘Caring and You’ programme will provide carers with the support, training and guidance needed to help them improve their skills and knowledge of caring.
Scientists at the University of Southampton are to develop and trial a new wearable technology to help people who have had a stroke recover use of their arm and hand. Find out more.
Using genetics to understand why disease of the small blood vessels in the brain occurs.
Can an anti-inflammatory drug (IL-1Ra) given into the skin reduce damaging inflammation in the brain and body after stroke compared to a dummy-drug?
A list of the Stroke Association's policies on gambling.
Childhood stroke events are opportunities for parents and carers of children affected by stroke to come together, find peer support networks and access information and resources relevant to them.
PRESTIGE-AF is a new multi-million Euro initiative funded by the European Commission has been set up to help prevent stroke in patients with existing conditions.