Understanding Stroke | Highlands Rehabilitation Hospital


[Delma]: Highlands Rehabilitation Hospital
helps out with many ways in stroke patients. Stroke is a poor condition of blood flow to
the brain. The first symptoms of stroke would be the
acronym “F-A-S-T” Your facial drooping. Your arm numbness. Your slurred speech. And giving you enough time to call EMS or
go to the nearest ER. [Jennifer]: After a stroke, a person may have
weakness or paralysis to one side of the body, problems with moving and doing your everyday
activities. Part of the rehab process is providing services
to people who are recovering from a stroke to help them become as independent as possible
and as strong as they were before. Part of these services include three hours of therapy, including occupational, physical, and speech services

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