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Stroke treatment

A Stroke is an attack on your brain. Here at the our Stroke Center we know that every minute matters.

Knowing the warning signs of a stroke could save your life, or the life of someone you love. If you experience one or more of the following warning stroke symptoms, every minute counts so don't wait, call 911 immediately.

Think FAST:

F -
Face numbness or weakness, especially on one side.
A -
Arm numbness or weakness, especially on one side.
S -
Speech slurred or difficulty speaking or understanding.
T -
Time to call 911 if these suddenly occur or if you also have: loss of vision, loss of balance with dizziness or the worst headache of y our life with no known cause.

Columbus Regional Health's Stroke Center offers the best services in stroke treatment and stroke rehabilitation.

Our Stroke Center follows the best practice tools and resources by the American Heart Association's (AHA) Get with the Guidelines for stroke patients.  The stroke treatment and rehabilitation you receive here is consistent with the care you'll receive at the top hospitals in the country. Columbus Regional has been recognized by the AHA with silver and bronze level awards, noting the highest standard in stroke care excellence.  The Stroke Center features a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals led by board-certified neurologists and clinical nurse specialists supported by a team of emergency physicians, radiologists, therapists and other professionals.

Stroke is an emergency - an attack on the brain.

Which is why it is important to recognize stroke symptoms and call 911 immediately. Our program starts by educating the community about strokes: how to recognize a stroke, what to do in case someone has a stroke,types of stroke treatment available, therapy and stroke rehabilitation. From community outreach, to stroke treatment and therapy, our self-management model combined with the national standards and guidelines that we follow, we deliver more successful patient outcomes.

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