Sarah Chapman revisits a blog by occupational therapist Danny Minkow on static splinting for people after stroke, adding recent evidence and guidance.
Giving information after stroke: what’s helpful?
A doctor and a stroke survivor reflect on the Cochrane evidence about giving people information after stroke and on their own experiences.
Stroke: advances in treatment offer hope for patients
In a blog for people interested in stroke treatment, James Garrard, Specialist Registrar in Stroke and Geriatric Medicine, reflects on his experience as a doctor working in a stroke centre and looks at the latest evidence and some game-changing developments in treatments for some stroke patients.
Living and dying well after stroke
Scott Murray and Marilyn Kendall talk about evidence from in-depth interviews, which could guide provision of person-centred care after major stroke and support people in living and dying well.
Occupational therapy: enabling living, not existing, after stroke
Rose Peel looks at the role of occupational therapists in supporting stroke survivors and the need for evidence to underpin therapy.
The surreal side of life after stroke
Stroke survivor Annette Dancer returns to the blog with this vignette about her #LifeAfterStroke for our special series.
Physical rehabilitation after stroke
Mark Smith, Consultant Physiotherapist in Stroke Rehabilitation, looks at Cochrane evidence on physical rehabilitation approaches for the recovery of function and mobility following stroke and the implications for service delivery
Confidence after stroke: dating with dysarthria
Annette Dancer blogs about her life after stroke: rebuilding confidence and getting speech problems into perspective.
Cognitive rehabilitation after stroke – an urgent plea for good research
In a blog for our series #LifeAfterStroke, neuropsychologist Marta Bienkiewicz takes a look at the evidence on cognitive rehabilitation.
“I miss me…” Life after stroke.
In this blog, Caroline Carus reflects on some of the impacts of her stroke, one year on.
Stroke rehabilitation trials: let’s measure what matters
Julie Duncan Millar, PhD Student and Physiotherapist, discusses measuring what matters to stroke survivors and developing a new toolkit of outcome measures for use in stroke trials
Research is better together: a stroke survivor and a researcher tell us why
Annette Dancer and Claire Mitchell give us their perspectives on the benefits of working together in stroke research