Effects of a Stroke There are many common effects of strokes. These effects depend on the type of stroke suffered, its severity, the area of the brain affected and the extent of damage to the brain tissue. The effects of stroke can be described as: Physical effects Non-physical effects Common physical effects Reduced mobility Weakness or paralysis (usually on one side of the body) Reduced sensation Neglect to one side of the body Swallowing difficulties Speech and/or language difficulties Incontinence Fatigue Post stroke pain Foot drop Common non-physical effects/p> Mood changes Perceptual problems Cognitive difficulties Behavioural changes Stroke What is a Stroke? Effects of a Stroke Stroke physiotherapy treatment Why Manchester Neuro Physio To book an assessment or for more information please email email@example.com call 0161 883 0066 . Next → Why Manchester Neuro Physio?