Huntersville Medical Center

Stroke & mini-stroke

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Huntersville Medical Center Services Stroke & mini-stroke

Fast and comprehensive stroke care when you need it most

If 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.

Emergency treatment for stroke

The FAST acronym 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

Call 911 at the first sign of a stroke.

Do 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 stroke with minimal disability.

Similar symptoms may indicate other medical problems, including a transient ischemic attack, (TIA). These “mini-strokes” are also very serious. Call 911 for help.