"Ongoing probelms following stroke"
About: Tameside General Hospital / Diabetic medicine Tameside General Hospital Diabetic medicine OL6 9RW
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This story has been posted by Healthwatch Tameside on behalf of a member of the public. We have their details and will forward any comments to them, as they do not have an email address. They said…
had a stroke 18 months ago. is an insulin dependent diabetic. Recently had surgery to their right leg to improve circulation. The person is in a lot of pain particularly at night and calf feels hard and swollen.
The persons GP has visited and prescribed diuretics but calf still swollen. The person has 4 carers a day who come to their home to provide personal care as the person lives alone and now can’t walk.
The persons son visits after work. They are going to ask his son to take him to the GP for an assessment of the current situation. The person feels they did not receive enough physio after a stroke (6 weeks).