After seeing her loving father suffer a debilitating stroke 50 years ago, Marilyn Jackson thought she would share the same fate when she suffered a stroke earlier this year. However, thanks to medical advancements, Marilyn’s stroke did not leave her with any debilitating side effects!
Can Botox really be used for treating patients who have lost movement from a debilitating stroke? A research project underway at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital is currently answering this question, using botulinum toxin (Botox) to help stroke patients suffering from a debilitating condition known as spasticity.
Did you know approximately one person has a stroke every 10 minutes in Australia? Stroke is the third leading cause of death and around 1 in 6 of us will have a stroke during our lifetime.
Alan is here today thanks to world-class research making incredible advances in the treatment and care of stroke patients. This is why Cure for Stroke Australia is dedicated to funding vital research to improve treatments and find a cure for stroke for people like Alan.
Avid Adelaide Crows supporters for 20 years, loving couple of 49 years Dawn and Robert Cunningham were travelling from their hometown in Port Pirie to Adelaide for the preliminary final between the Adelaide Crows and Geelong when the unthinkable happened – Robert suffered a stroke.
A father-of-three with a love for making and fixing things, 53-year old Carmine Noto’s life dramatically changed after experiencing a stroke on the left side of his brain in May 2014.