myStroke ...every stroke is unique

A stroke can happen to anyone, any age, with no warning whatsoever. This website is to help other people who've had a stroke, their family or carers or people who want to find out more information on strokes.

On myStroke there is lots of information, stroke articles, stroke videos, a directory, charities, news and much more. This is a fluid concept so you can have a say about anything and help this website going forward.

myStroke ...every stroke is unique.



Featured Stroke Charity - Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke

NI Chest Heart & Stroke (NICHS) is a medical charity working for the prevention and alleviation of chest, heart and stroke illnesses in Northern Ireland. These illnesses account for more than 6,000 deaths every year.

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Latest Stroke Articles

I Could Not Move My Right Arm

Initially, after my 2 strokes, I could not move my dominant right arm and the sensation in my arm was non-existent. I was so scared!

For about 2 weeks there was no signs of improvement. The physiotherapist in hospital started exercising my arm and...

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Stroke Videos

The New WalkAide System

The New WalkAide System is a sophisticated functional electrical stimulation (FES) device for the treatment of foot drop caused by upper motor neuron injury, such as a Stroke (CVA).

Utilising a patented tilt sensor technology, the WalkAide stimulates...

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About Me

Hi, my name's Chris Banting. I had 2 strokes in February 2010 when I was 29 years old - 3 days apart. The latter stroke was so severe (which is a bleed to the brain) that for 2 days it was touch and go whether I would survive or not, but I did! The strokes damaged the left side of the brain so my...

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Be Involved

Your input is invaluable. Without you being involved, it would be just me, and that's no fun! I really want to hear from you! You can suggest anything - a new section, a new article, videos, an organisation...

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Stroke Directory

Trulife
Trulife is owned and managed by a group of highly professional and experienced healthcare executives...

Therapy Directory
Therapy Directory promotes the benefits of complementary therapy and aim to give visitors all the information...

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