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Recently featured on the European Commission's Digital Economy news, the COGWATCH project helps stroke survivors to remaster sequential tasks of every day living.
As well as reducing independence, walking problems after stroke lead to lower daily activity, increasing risk of further stroke and health problems. A promising method of improving walking after stroke is through ‘auditory rhythmical cueing.’ which involves people walking to the rhythm of a sound beat.
This research is testing whether starting ‘active’ rehabilitation in hospital within 24 hours of stroke will lead to better recovery after stroke than traditional methods.
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Clodagh was working as a police officer when, in 2015, she had a devastating brain stem stroke which left her with locked-in syndrome. For three months, Clodagh was unable to move or speak and could only communicate by blinking.
Although stroke survivors have reported fatigue as a problem, previous estimates of the numbers of people affected have varied greatly – from one-quarter to almost three-quarters of stroke survivors.
The Alnwick stroke welcomes members from Alnwick and surrounding areas. They have speakers and activities along with regular chair based exercises.
An investigation of whether functional strength training can improve the ability of stroke survivors to walk and use their arm and hand at least 1 year after stroke
In the proposed study it will be investigated if the Geriatric Anxiety Inventory (GAI) is suitable for use in stroke survivors aged 65 years and older, who are undergoing inpatient rehabilitation.