A revolutionary procedure called thrombectomy can treat severe strokes, but most hospitals in the U.S. don’t perform it.
The ‘thrombectomy’ is transforming stroke care, pre-empting brain damage in many patients, but the medical establishment is far from making it standard practice.
Two charities have created a website for stroke survivors to get advice on aids and adaptations that can help make day to day tasks easier.
Video-conferencing, mobile robots and virtual neurologists help limit damage.
Different Strokes helps stroke survivors of working age to optimise their recovery, take control of their own lives and regain as much independence as possible by offering rehabilitative services, information and advice.
The Heart and Stroke Foundation, a volunteer-based health charity, leads in eliminating heart disease and stroke and reducing their impact through the advancement of research and its application, the promotion of healthy living and advocacy.
We offer therapies, activities and a community of people facing similar challenges through which we offer hope and support.
The vision of the American Stroke Foundation is to reach out to stroke survivors and their families across America and empower them to reclaim hope for life after stroke.
Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland aims to improve the quality of life for people in Scotland affected by chest, heart and stroke illness through medical research, advice and information, and support in the community.
Croí has been to the fore in the fight against Heart Disease & Stroke in the west of Ireland since 1985. In the past 30 years, the Foundation has worked tirelessly, and financed its work through an active fundraising programme, all with the aim of reducing the impact of heart disease & stroke on families in the west.
The mission of the ESO is to reduce the burden of stroke. ESO aims to improve stroke care by providing medical education to healthcare professionals and the lay public. By offering best practice approaches, the ESO’s goal is to harmonise stroke management in Europe.
The public is dangerously misinformed about stroke, we aim to change that. Our mission is to reduce the incidence and impact of this life-threatening medical condition. We're here to save lives, improve quality of care and increase patient outcomes.
Our mission is to prevent strokes, and reduce their effect through providing services, campaigning, education and research.
Stroke Awareness Foundation improves community awareness of stroke and its treatment through advocacy, education and public awareness programs in the community.
The National Stroke Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works with the public, government, health professionals, patients, carers and stroke survivors to reduce the impact of stroke on the Australian community.
The Stroke Foundation provides information and support to people with a stroke, their family and caregivers. Our network of Field Officers and stroke support clubs assist the stroke-affected community. We also provide information through literature, videos and our helpline to the general public.
Stroke Recovery Canada® is a national service offering support, education and community programs for stroke survivors, their caregivers and families.
This website is dedicated to people who, like myself have suffered a stroke, particularly a Cerebellar stroke. The reason I developed it was to make information available to people suffering from this condition.
The Stroke Network, Inc. is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are an on-line stroke support organization and are available to everybody, worldwide. Since 1996 we have provided on-line stroke support and information to well over 250,000 visitors to the site.
The World Stroke Organization (WSO) is the world’s leading organization in the fight against stroke. It was established in October 2006 through the merger of the International Stroke Society and the World Stroke Federation with the purpose of creating one world voice for stroke.