Advanced care for brain and spinal cord disorders
you or a loved one suffers a stroke or another brain- or
spine-related condition, you need access to top-quality care. You
have that at Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center. We are a
certified Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission - the
country’s leading accrediting organization for improving healthcare
- for our innovative procedures, advanced technology and adherence to
rigid treatment protocols.
Locate a Novant Health neurologist or neurology clinic in the Huntersville area with our online physician finder
or by calling
team of board-certified neurologists, surgeons and other specialists
can provide diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of conditions
that affect the brain and nervous system.
stroke and neurosciences services are listed below. Please follow the
links for more information.
911 at the first sign of a stroke.
is an easy way to remember symptoms and warning signs of a stroke and
what to do:
- F – Facial paralysis
- A – Arm weakness
- S – Speech difficulties
- T – Time to call 911
more about stroke risk factors and warning signs.
not ignore these warning signs, even if they go away.
Stroke is a serious medical emergency and the quicker you receive
treatment, the better your chances are for surviving the stoke with
symptoms may indicate other medical problems, including a transient ischemic attack, (TIA).
These “mini-strokes” are also very serious. Call 911 for help.
Read more about stroke and stroke treatment.
brain aneurysm occurs when part of an artery wall weakens and swells.
- Sudden, severe headache that is different from past headaches
- Severe neck pain
- Blurred vision
- Confusion or loss of consciousness
- Sensitivity to light
- Nausea with vomiting
you or a loved one experiences these symptoms, call 911 immediately.
If an aneurysm ruptures, it is a life-threatening medical emergency.
stroke another neurological condition has left you or a loved one
affected by physical, speech and cognition deficits, our
multidisciplinary rehabilitation team can help.
involves difficulty with at least two brain functions, such as memory
loss and impaired language. Our
goal is to give you or your loved one an accurate diagnosis and
provide the care and support you
and your family need to cope with these life-changing illnesses.
you have a brain tumor or neurological complications as a result of
other forms of cancer, you can rely on the team at Huntersville Medical Center to provide leading-edge, compassionate
blow to your head can cause a concussion, which often results in
confusion, dizziness or other symptoms, which might show up right
away or days or even weeks later. If the symptoms are pronounced you
may want to visit our emergency department
or a Novant Health physician.
athletes, we recommend baseline testing
so that if you ever have a concussion we can more accurately assess
At Huntersville Medical Center, we can diagnose and care
for headaches, including migraines, cluster headaches and tension
and neck pain and other problems can have a significant impact on
your daily life. At Huntersville Medical Center, we’re
here to help on your journey back to good spine health.
At Huntersville Medical Center, we have experience
diagnosing and caring for patients who suffer from epilepsy and
seizures, which occur because of surges of electrical activity in the
brain. We can help you achieve a better quality of life.
physicians, nurses and technicians specialize in advanced imaging and
treatment options for neurological disorders and injuries. A
physician referral is needed for most tests.
you’re faced with a stroke or other neurological emergency or
disorder, you want to know that you have the highest quality care on
more information about stroke, brain and spine care at Huntersville Medical Center, please call 704-384-4000. To find a
Novant Health neurologist or neurology clinic in the Charlotte area,
use our online directory or
call 704-384-CARE (2273).
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