Neil Johnson from Airdrie in Scotland had a stroke at the age of 32. The effects were devastating - he couldn’t walk or talk. After months of rehabilitation, Neil wants to raise awareness that a stroke happens in the brain and can happen to anyone of any age.
These summaries of our completed research projects highlight what work was undertaken, which aims were achieved and where the research is going next.
Tristan Maynard, 71, had a stroke in March 2018, which left him in constant pain and paralysed on his right side.
Supported by his physiotherapists and Moving Forward After Stroke group, Tristan looked for ways to build movement into his daily routine to help him get active again.
The Deep RiverRock Belfast City Marathon is one of the leading marathons in the UK and Ireland and is an AIMS Certified Race.
Clodagh suffered a stroke following a road traffic collision at work which left her with locked-in syndrome. Find out more about her incredible stroke strory and recovery journey.
Find information on how to start exercising after a stroke as well on tips on how to stay motivated.
Amber Garland had just finished her first year at university when she had several massive strokes. Learn more about her stroke experience and how she is recovering.
You don’t have to go to a gym to be active. There are some great ways to be active in everyday life.
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.
After a stroke, around one in three people have difficulty speaking and understanding. This can be terrifying and isolating, particularly at Christmas time. The Stroke Association is helping stroke survivors who are lost for words. With your support this Christmas, even more people can rebuild their lives.