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

    Touch and sensation

    In this episode, we talk about how stroke can affect the way you experience the world around you, as well as the way you move.

    Touch and sensation

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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

    Stem Cell Therapy

    Treatment in which stem cells are used to treat specific cell types in order to repair damaged or destroyed cells or tissues.

    For similar information see Types of stroke

    Stem cell therapy is a type of medical treatment. 

    Stem cells are special kinds of cells. 

    They can repair damaged or dead cells or tissues.

    See Types of stroke