In addition to the diagnostic and therapeutic services offered by the Stanford Health Care – ValleyCare Stroke Center, we offer a full spectrum of allied patient care services through our rehabilitation services. Your resources include:
We design a treatment and rehabilitation plan based on your unique needs. Depending on the area of the brain affected by the stroke, physical and mental damage may be mild or severe. Effects may range from dizziness and confusion to sensory loss or paralysis.
Your treatment and rehabilitation plan helps you regain function if you’ve experienced:
Stroke rehabilitation services
After a mild stroke, or if medical therapy was very effective, you may need little or no rehabilitation. Most stroke patients, however, benefit from some type of rehabilitation.
Stanford Health Care offers a wide variety of rehabilitation services to help you recover from a stroke. You may receive inpatient services or outpatient therapies, depending on your specific needs.
The ultimate goal of rehabilitation is to support you as you return to as independent a lifestyle as possible. Because of tremendous advances in stroke treatment, along with ever-improving rehabilitation techniques, the outlook for people who have had a stroke has never been more hopeful.
Our rehabilitation program features a caring, interdisciplinary team that may include:
Stanford Health Care offers the Stanford Stroke Support Group in conjunction with the Pacific Stroke Association. In the group, you have the opportunity to increase your knowledge of diagnostic and treatment options and develop problem-solving and coping skills.