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Effects of Hemiparesis

Effects of Hemiparesis

The effects of hemiparesis will depend on the extent of the muscle weakness. Symptoms may include:

  • Weakness in the arm causing difficulty raising the arm or problems with dexterity
  • Weakness in the leg affecting mobility and transfers
  • Facial weakness affecting speech and/or swallowing ability
  • Poor balance and coordination due to muscle weakness
  • Weakness in the trunk may affect sitting balance and ability to maintain midline
  • Altered posture due to muscle weakness

Our team of physiotherapists understand the effects of hemiparesis can impact significantly on your quality of life; our interventions aim to restore your independence and confidence as quickly as possible.


To book an assessment or for more information please email call 0161 883 0066 .