Stroke: What You Must Know
Stroke happens when blood flow to the brain is suddenly blocked or a blood vessel bursts. Quick action by stroke experts is needed, to prevent devastating disability or death.
Call “911” right now if you or
someone else is having sudden
weakness or numbness in the
arm or leg, dizziness, falling or
any other symptoms of stroke.
Getting help quickly is vital to
minimize stroke damage!
The Diamond Stroke Center is dedicated to providing the best stroke care and to stopping stroke in our communities.
You can have a role in fighting stroke as well. Learn how to recognize the signs of stroke and avoid or lessen stroke risks:
Stroke risk factors
Ways to reduce stroke risks
Stroke by the numbers
For an appointment with a Neurosciences Institute specialist, call our Physician Referral Service, 215-481-MEDI (6334).