Nationally recognized care for brain, spine and nerve disorders
stroke or other brain- or spine-related condition, can change your
life very quickly. You need a medical center that can respond even
quicker with the highest quality care. You have that at Novant Health
Rowan Medical Center.
more information about stroke, brain and spine care at Rowan Medical Center, please call
have been designated a primary stroke center, a distinction awarded
to medical centers that demonstrate excellence in healthcare quality
and meet the strict national standards set by The Joint Commission
and the American Stroke Association.
neurologists and surgeons can diagnose and treat a wide range of
conditions that can affect your brain and nervous system, and our
technology is state-of-the-art.
stroke and neurosciences services are listed below. Please follow the
links for more information.
Emergency treatment for stroke
911 at the first sign of a stroke.
is an easy way to remember
three warning signs of a stroke and what to do:
– Facial paralysis
– Arm weakness
– Speech difficulties
– “Time to call 9-1-1”
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
minimal disability. Our board-certified emergency-medicine physicians
and specially trained nurses and technologists are here to help.
symptoms may indicate other medical problems, including a transient ischemic attack, (TIA).
These “mini-strokes” are also very serious. Call 911 for help.
experts at Rowan Medical Center can do a TIA evaluation
to determine your level of risk for stroke in the future. We can
lower that risk by prescribing medications to help keep other blood
clots from forming. We can also treat existing medical conditions
such as diabetes, heart or blood pressure problems, high cholesterol
and other conditions that increase the risk of stroke.
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brain aneurysm occurs when part of an artery wall weakens and swells.
severe headache that is different from past headaches
or loss of consciousness
you or a loved one experiences these symptoms, call 911 immediately.
If an aneurysm ruptures, it is a life-threatening medical emergency.
Health Rowan Medical Center participates in this network so that you
always have access 24/7 to highly qualified neurologists through
videoconferencing. This service is readily available in an emergency
or for ongoing treatment of a stroke, brain aneurysm, concussion,
brain tumor and epilepsy.
stroke or another neurological condition has left you or a loved one
affected by physical, speech and cognition deficits, our
multidisciplinary rehabilitation team can help. The Novant Health
Elizabeth C. Stanback Rehabilitation Center provides specialized care
to patients at Rowan Medical Center. Learn more.
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 this life-changing illness.
you have a brain tumor or neurological complications as a result of
other forms of cancer, you can rely on the team at Novant Health
Rowan Medical Center to provide leading-edge, compassionate care.
blow to your head can cause a concussion, which often results in
confusion, dizziness or other symptoms. Those symptoms 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.
Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, we can diagnose and care for
headaches, including migraines, cluster headaches and tension
headaches. If you’re 50 or older and get a new kind headache you’ve
never had before, consult a physician.
and neck pain and other problems can have a significant impact on
your daily life. At Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, we’re here
to help you on your journey back to good spine health.
Novant Health Rowan Medical Center, we have experience diagnosing and
caring for people 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. If you suffer from epilepsy or
seizures, you may benefit from an evaluation in our world-class
epilepsy monitoring unit.
goal at Novant Health Rowan Medical Center is to give you an accurate
diagnosis and offer personalized support to help you and your family
cope with your condition and maximize your quality of life.
physicians, nurses and technicians specialize in advanced imaging and
diagnostic tests for neurological disorders and injuries. You’ll
need a physician referral 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
your side.The National
Committee for Quality Assurance and the American Heart/Stroke
Association have recognized several Novant Health Rowan Medical
Center physicians for their remarkable heart and stroke care.
more information about stroke, brain and spine care at Novant Health
Rowan Medical Center, please call 704-210-5000. To find a Novant
Health neurologist, use our online directory.
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