EVERY 45 SECONDS, someone in the United States has a stroke, about 795,000 people per year, making stroke the third-leading cause of death in this country and a leading cause of long-term disability.
Offering rapid diagnosis and treatment at Mercy Emergency Department, an inpatient rehabilitation center, and educational and support groups, Mercy Stroke Center can help.
Mercy Stroke Center is accredited by The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers and received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get with the Guidelines (GWTG) Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award.
Mercy Stroke Center supports stroke patients, their family members and caregivers on their road to recovery:
- Mercy Emergency Department
- Mercy Regional Rehabilitation Center
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- The Lucky Stroke support group
- Peer visitation program
- Stroke education classes