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 - Headway

Headway is a charity set up to give help and support to people affected by brain injury. Headway promotes understanding of all aspects of brain injury and provides information, support and services to people with a brain injury, their families and carers. more about Headway

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... more Stroke Articles

Stroke Videos

Sue Sandars Using the AlterG to Help Aid in Recovery

A short video of Sue Sandars (stroke patient) using the AlterG, Anti-Gravity Treadmill.

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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... more about Chris Banting

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... more about Being Involved

Stroke Directory

Limbs Alive
Established in 2010, Limbs Alive specialises in the rehabilitation of the hand and arm for people of...

Specialised Physio at Home
How can Specialised Physiotherapy help you? If you have a condition related to your brain or spine and... more in the Stroke Directory