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Stroke Care

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Improve your quality of life after a stroke with the help of the compassionate care team at PIH Health.

Accredited Program

Call 9-1-1

If you or someone else needs care right away, call 9-1-1 to get emergency stroke care.

Expert Stroke Care

You’ll have access to a wide range of treatment options. Our team of experts work together to provide you with the best possible outcome—from the time you arrive through follow-up care, including rehabilitation to regain skills and abilities.

What’s a Stroke?

A stroke is a medical emergency that requires immediate attention. There are two primary kinds of stroke:

  • Ischemic stroke – Clot that blocks blood flow to the brain
  • Hemorrhagic stroke – Blood vessel rupture that prevents blood flow to the brain

Signs of a Stroke

Every minute counts if someone is having a stroke. A stroke can affect:

  • Ability to move parts of the body
  • Ability to think
  • Behavior
  • Speech
  • Vision

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Am I at Risk of a Stroke?

You may have a higher chance of having a stroke if you:

  • Are African American
  • Are over 55
  • Are overweight
  • Have a family history of strokes
  • Have health conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol or high blood pressure

Stroke Recovery & Rehabilitation

A stroke can damage the brain, making it difficult to complete everyday activities. People who survive a stroke may suffer some physical or mental disabilities afterward. Recovery care and rehabilitation after a stroke can help with:

  • Behavioral changes
  • Fatigue
  • Headaches
  • Memory issues
  • Problems with coordination or movement
  • Speaking issues

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