Stroke Services

If you were having a stroke, would you know it? You'd be surprised how few people know the warning signs of a stroke.

The faster you seek medical help, the better your chances for recovery. Today, clot-busting drugs have the potential to dramatically reduce long-term disability if given within three hours of stroke onset. Even if symptoms are brief and end quickly, it could be a warning sign for a major stroke. Stroke is a serious medical emergency and quick response can make all the difference.

At Maury Regional Medical Center, board certified neurologists and ICU nurses are specially trained in stroke patient care. We also offer comprehensive neurological rehabilition, including occupational, physical and speech therapy.

Common Signs of Stroke

  • Sudden weakness or numbness of face, arm or leg, usually on one side
  • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking or understanding
  • Sudden trouble seeing, in one or both eyes
  • Sudden trouble walking, dizziness, loss of coordination or balance
  • Sudden severe headache with no known cause

If you or someone you know has experienced any of these symptoms, contact 9-1-1 immediately.

 

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