Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and the leading cause of disability in the United States. Stroke affects the arteries that supply blood to the brain. A stroke occurs when a blood vessel that carries oxygen and nutrients to the brain is either blocked by a clot or ruptures.
There are two main types of stroke:
When a stroke is identified and treated early, the patient has the best chance of recovering with reduced or minimal disability. Treatment is aimed at restoring blood flow to the brain as quickly as possible.
We provide comprehensive care during and after a stroke as well as management of risk factors to prevent stroke.