Stroke and Hemiplegia

Copy of pink and white daisysHemiplegia and Stroke tends to affect adults, but can include children.  The damage caused by the Stroke (bleed or clot in the brain) leads to various problems an individual may experience.  Recovery is most rapid in the first 6 months, but can carry on for years.

HemiHelp provides useful information and resources for children / young people with hemiplegia and the cause may be unknown .

The Stroke Association  also provides excellent information and resources for survivors, carers and families.

I provide a specialist physiotherapy assessment that addresses issues including examples below (click for testimonials)

  • Alterations in function (sitting standing walking, dressing, home life, sports, work life)
  • Weakness and / or tight (high tone) in muscles
  • Problems knowing where you are in space
  • Sensory changes
  • Dizziness on moving
  • Gross and high level balance issues
  • Lack of awareness of one side of body
  • Reduced balance

Please feel free to contact Pam for further information and advice.

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Patient testimonials

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    • “I noticed my son never had very good balance and used to fall over a lot. I saw GP and local CDC who assured me nothing wrong. But I knew his balance and gait wasn’t quite right.

      —Charlotte Barker

    • “Pam assisted in treating my 8 year old daughter who has a weakness in her left side due to a stroke when she was 18 months old.

      My daughter was struggling to ride her bike as her left foot kept coming off the pedals and her left  grip wasn’t strong enough to hold the bike straight.After an initial assessment with Pam and then a number of exercises performed and then followed up at home with an exercise plan,

      —Roisin Currie