Stroke Stories

Four questions to ask a doctor about inpatient rehab

Four questions to ask a doctor about inpatient rehab

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Inpatient rehabilitation can vastly improve recovery after a major injury, illness, or surgical procedure. How to choose the best rehab center for your condition.

What to expect during stroke recovery

What to expect during stroke recovery

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Recovering from a stroke takes time and special rehabilitation. Dr. Kathleen Bell shares what to expect during the stroke recovery process.

BE FAST to identify stroke and save a life

BE FAST to identify stroke and save a life

 

Recognize the signs of stroke to act fast. Dr. Johnson discusses BE FAST as a handy tool to identify stroke symptoms, save time, and save the brain.

The ‘other’ stroke: How brain aneurysms affect stroke risk

The ‘other’ stroke: How brain aneurysms affect stroke risk

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Stroke is a blanket term for sudden neurological changes, and they can be caused by many things. Dr. White explains about brain aneurysm and how it affects stroke risk.

Why are women at higher risk for stroke than men?

Why are women at higher risk for stroke than men?

 

Women and men are similar in many ways, but not when it comes to stroke risk and symptoms. Dr. Alberts explains and gives tips to prevent stroke.

Race against time

 

A sudden stroke left Mary Alice Stam with no time to lose. Fortunately, her friends, family, and caregivers knew the signs – and what to do.

Top-Tier Stroke Care

Top-Tier Stroke Care

 

UT Southwestern Medical Center has been certified as an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Center by The Joint Commission – its highest level of certification.