Use of a metronome with variable beats to retrain walking in stroke survivors
Researchers at Foothills Hospital in Calgary, Canada have done research that claims that TIAs (mini strokes) could cause long-term disability, and that clot busting drugs like Actilyse could be used to treat them.
Pain after stroke is very common, but there are plenty of ways to manage and treat it. This guide provides information about the causes of different types of post-stroke pain, from headaches to joint pain and spasticity, and some of the treatments that can help.
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.
Stroke Association/BHF Joint Programme Grant: Can a drug commonly used for gout improve recovery and prevention of further stroke for stroke survivors?
Can using a tissue sample from the buttock help us understand the main genetic cause of stroke?
In this study, the researchers will design a treatment manual that describes the principles of task-specific training and gives therapists examples of task-specific tasks.
The role of the non-affected side of the brain in recovering upper arm and shoulder movements after stroke
Trial of an electrical stimulation device for recovery of upper limb function in chronic stroke patients
The Stroke Association has launched a Wales-wide campaign aimed at reducing the number of strokes across the country.