Stroke Treatment Phoenix

Stroke Treatment for Phoenix AZ Residents

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If you have suffered a stroke or Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA), you need an holistic approach to treating and recovering from such a critical event. At Foothills Neurology, our diverse group of health practitioners are prepared to evaluate your condition and put you on a path toward an effective recovery and healthier lifestyle, one step at a time.

Our philosophy of care involves an holistic approach each patient with a level of care and professionalism that is second to none. We treat a wide range of neurological issues, especially those resulting from a stroke.

If you are experiencing a stroke what appears to be the onset of a stroke, call 911 immediately.

Strokes symptoms include:

  • Sudden blurred or vision loss.
  • Sudden difficulty speaking
  • Sudden numbness or a tingling sensations
  • Sudden inability to understand

Risk Factors:

  • Having a family history of stroke
  • High cholesterol
  • Cardiovascular disease
  • Obesity
  • Note When Symptoms Appear

    As soon as you notice any of the symptoms above, call 911. Victims of stroke must take an FDA-approved clot buster medication within three hours of these symptoms.

  • Aphasia: As a result of an acute stroke, brain activity, particularly one’s ability to understand verbal or written words, become greatly reduced.
  • Hemiparesis: Weakness on one side of the body resulting from a stroke
  • Intracranial Hemorrhage: Internal bleeding within the skull. This is a leading cause of stroke
  • Monoplegia Arm & Leg: A mild type of cerebral palsy that affects one limb of the body, such an the arm or leg
  • Paraplegia: Impaired use or loss of use and sensory function of lower extremities
  • Quadriplegia Impaired use or loss of use and sensory function of all limbs and torso
  • Spastic Hemiplegia a neuromuscular condition that results in the muscles on one side of the body being in a constant state of contraction or spasticity.

  • Types of Strokes

      Acute Strokes: This is a sudden loss of brain function due to a blockage or hemorrhage in the brain. The affected area of the brain suddenly stops functioning, issuing symptoms like those listed above.

    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (SAH)
    • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)

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    Lifestyle Changes Are Crucial

    Certain lifestyle choices increase the likelihood of stroke or TIAs. As you age, those choices can have adverse consequences on your cognitive and physical abilities. Here are some of the lifestyle choices we recommend for lowering the likelihood of a stroke or TIA:

  • Quit smoking cigarettes
  • Abstain from heavy drinking
  • Stick to a diet of high nutritional value
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