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Paralysis or weakness of one side of the body is one of the most common things that can happen to your body after a stroke.

Physiotherapists can help you overcome some of these difficulties. They provide intervention for stroke patients in a variety of settings, including hospitals, day hospitals, outpatient clinics and their own homes.

Physiotherapy techniques measure your muscle tone, balance, sense of touch and if you are able to change position and move around.

You will set realistic goals with the help of the physiotherapist. There are no "set exercises" for stroke as each individuals symptoms and recovery can be variable. Your physiotherapist will aim to make the most of your abilitiies and help you to manage your movements.