|Centennial Medical Plaza||2 Mins|
|Galichia Heart Hospital||--|
|The Medical Center of Aurora||10 Mins|
|North Suburban Medical Center||13 Mins|
|Northeast ER||0 Mins|
|Presbyterian/St. Lukes Medical Center||8 Mins|
|Rose Medical Center||2 Mins|
|Sky Ridge Medical Center||9 Mins|
|Swedish Medical Center||13 Mins|
|Swedish Southwest ER||7 Mins|
|Wesley Medical Center||--|
|Wesley ED West||--|
Treatments for Stroke
The treatment and management of stroke involves enormous commitments of time and personnel. After procedures and medicine, the focus of treatment shifts to rehabilitation.
Having a stroke may dramatically change your lifestyle. But the changes are so varied that they cannot be predicted even after the acute event. You may recover completely from a stroke days, weeks, or months later. A stroke can leave you permanently impaired or the effects may be minimal. The days and weeks after your first stroke may be an entirely new world to you, a world of hard work to recover and retrain whatever functions the stroke deprived you of—speech, walking, use of an arm or leg—and to redirect your life so that you can profit most from your remaining abilities.
Treatment involves the following:
Last reviewedSeptember 2012by Rimas Lukas, MD
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.