UPMC Susquehanna has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Stroke Rehabilitation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards.
If you have had a stroke, occupational therapy has more than likely been a critical aspect of your recovery. After a stroke, everyday activities can prove to be challenging. It's important to relearn tasks and build your strength to live independently.
A stroke impacts the brain, and the brain controls our behavior and emotions. After a stroke, survivors often experience emotional and behavioral changes.
Every 40 seconds, someone in the U.S. has a stroke. Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death, and the number one cause of disability. Rapid treatment for stroke is the key to preventing long-term disability.
Larry Wilson and Betsy Stahlnecker are familiar faces around UPMC Susquehanna’s stroke rehabilitation unit—first as patients, and now as volunteers.
Every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke.
Every 40 seconds someone in the United States has a stroke. A stroke, or “brain attack,” is the third leading cause of death, and the number one cause of disability in the country.
Know the signs of a stroke in case of an emergency.