Helping you with your own stroke recovery

  • Stroke information

    Find factsheets, resources and tools to help you understand how stroke affects people, and how to get help or to help yourself

  • Latest podcast

    Driving

    In this podcast, we talk about the process for returning to driving after a stroke, the issues that can affect someone’s ability to drive and what you can do about them.

    Driving

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  • Partner product

    MedAdvisor App

    The Stroke Foundation has partnered with MedAdvisor, a FREE app, to help you organise and order your medications, from your smart phone, tablet or computer by connecting you to your local pharmacy. With MedAdvisor, you can pre-order your medications; receive reminders about when to take your medications or when to fill a script; and manage the medications of loved ones. 

    Join or find out more about MedAdvisor.

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  • Word of the day

    Hydrotherapy

    Therapy in warm water, which allows the body to float and strengthens the power in those muscles that need it. It provides gentle resistance to movement in the water for exercise and enables relaxation of the muscles.


    For similar information see Exercise or Rehabilitation

    Hydrotherapy is when you do exercise in warm water. 

    Moving in water helps you strengthen your muscles. 

    It also lets you float and relax your muscles. 


    See Exercise or Rehabilitation