Post-Stroke Conditions

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There can be fear, apprehension and uncertainty about what you will face in the aftermath of stroke. Questions often arise about what life changes to expect and how to gain control and independence in everyday living situations.

There are many conditions that may develop after a stroke. Most are common and will improve with time and rehabilitation. It’s important to become aware of the common effects of stroke and how to improve your physical and emotional well-being. Learn more about common conditions, their treatment and tips for managing your new challenges.


Physical conditions post-stroke include weakness, numbness and stiffness. Learn more about them, treatments and tips for managing physical conditions post-stroke.

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After stroke, experiencing emotional changes can occur due to natural responses or changes caused by physical effects of the brain. Learn more about these emotional experiences, changes, and problems after stroke.

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After stroke, the process of thinking, remembering and recognizing things called (cognition) can become challenging. Learn more about what it is, treatment, and tips on how to handle problems with cognition.

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