Physiotherapy is often an important part of rehabilitation after a stroke. This guide explains how physiotherapy can help with limb-strengthening, relearning patterns of movement, and a variety of other problems a stroke survivor may experience.
The Stroke Association funded a feasibility study into improving the treatment of a condition called 'drop foot', which was recently published in the medical journal, Disability & Rehabilitation: Assistive Technology.
In this edition we look at the benefits of being active. Did you know, just 30 minutes of exercise five times a week can reduce your risk of stroke by a quarter? We know it's not always easy to exercise, espcecially after a stroke, so we've got some tips to get you started, including chair-based exercises.
Take a look at our various campaigns that happen throughout the year. Why not take part in a Resolution Run? Or Make May Purple and dress up.
Are you ready to choose your challenge? Whether you’re a regular walker, new to endurance events or a seasoned trekker looking for new adventures – these are the events for you.
Take on some of England's finest scenery - up Beachy Head, over the magnificent Seven Sisters, and along the South Downs Way with stunning views to a Brighton mid-point.
Make your mark with this 100km challenge from Putney, London, to Henley-on-Thames where you'll pass some of London’s most iconic spots. There's something for everyone in this challenge - you can walk at your own pace, jog or run the whole distance.
Support the Stroke Association by taking on the shortest but bravest sponsored walk of your life. Do you dare walk across hot embers burning at 700°C in our spooky Halloween challenge?
Read Paul's story to hear why he's taking part in the Walk Your Way summer marathon challenge.
Join us and the thousands of people across the UK this spring who will be ‘Stepping Out’ and walking to make a difference for everyone affected by stroke in your local community.