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Stroke survivors learn how to become as independent and productive as possible through our nationally accredited program at:
For more about our stroke rehabilitation program, call612-863-4457.
Patients in Sister Kenny Rehabilitation Institute's Stroke Rehabilitation Program show excellent outcomes.
Treatment for stroke
When blood and oxygen flow to the brain is stopped or interrupted due to a ruptured or blocked blood vessel, a stroke occurs. The severity of a stroke and the amount of brain damage it causes can differ greatly from one person to the next.
When you have a stroke and are taken to the hospital, doctors and neurologists work to stabilize your condition. Once you have improved, your care team will recommend the treatment methods that are best for you.
A stroke results when blood and oxygen flow to the brain is stopped or interrupted. This happens because of a ruptured or blocked blood vessel. Doctors may use the terms cerebrovascular accident (CVA), cerebral infarction or brain attack to describe stroke.
There are two types of stroke: ischemic and hemorrhagic. Learn more in our manual for stroke patients and their caregivers.
Those who have limitations after a stroke find rehabilitation can help improve their function. With proper care you can regain skills and learn new ways to accomplish familiar tasks.
Stroke rehabilitation options include:
This manual by Allina Health Patient Education provides vital information about stroke for patients and their families.