Accurate diagnosis and rapid treatment of stroke you can count on
, you have access to the neurology experts at Novant
Health Forsyth Medical Center, a nationally-certified, award-winning
stroke program. This
available 24/7 in an emergency or for ongoing treatment of a stroke,
brain aneurysm, concussion, brain tumor and epilepsy.
you or a loved one comes to us with a suspected stroke, our own
round-the-clock stroke team will swing into action, make a solid
diagnosis and begin the appropriate treatment right away.
The following links below provide more information about our stroke care
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
– “Time to call 911”
not ignore these warning signs, even if they go away.
Stroke is a serious medical emergency and time can make a huge
difference in your outcome.
symptoms may indicate other medical problems, including a transient ischemic attack, (TIA).
These “mini-strokes” are also very serious. Call 911 for help.
experts can do a TIA evaluation to determine your level of risk for
stroke in the future, and work with you to lower than risk.
you are well enough to leave the hospital, but still face serious
cognitive or physical challenges, our dedicated team will help you
transition from hospital to home.
with you every step of the way on your recovery journey. A stroke
navigator can help coordinate your follow-up care and give you the
support and knowledge you need to understand your condition. Call the
stroke navigator at 336-718-7229.
addition to stroke, our neuroscience services, listed below, cover
many other brain and movement disorders. Please follow the links for
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.