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Stroke - Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant

A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted. Strokes can cause mild to severe physical, emotional or mental disabilities. Rehabilitation can help people who have had a stroke to recover function and live as independently as possible. Stroke prevention teaches you how to reduce your risk through medical treatment and lifestyle changes.

Signs of a stroke can include: sudden weakness, numbness or tingling, sudden trouble speaking or understanding speech, sudden vision problems, sudden severe headache, sudden dizziness or loss of balance. Stroke is a medical emergency, call 911. Acting quickly can improve your survival and recovery.

See Rehabilitation Services - Publicly Funded Clinics and Speech and Language for therapy services.

See also Acquired Brain Injury.

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These services serve all or part of Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant
Adult Recreation Therapy Centre - Brantford - Easton Rd   Brantford
Hamilton Health Sciences - Hamilton General Hospital - David Braley Cardiac Vascular and Stroke Research Institute   Hamilton
Hamilton-Wentworth Stroke Recovery Association   Stoney Creek
Heart and Stroke - Halton Region Office   Burlington
Heart and Stroke - Hamilton Office   Hamilton
Heart and Stroke - Niagara District Office   St Catharines
Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada - Brantford Area Office   Brantford
March of Dimes Canada - South Central Ontario - Hamilton Young Stroke Survivors Chapter   Hamilton
Stroke Recovery Canada - Burlington Chapter   Burlington
Stroke Recovery Canada - Halton Stroke Fellowship   Burlington
Survivors of Stroke Niagara   Thorold

These services are located outside of Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant, but provide service to Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant.
Brain Injury Association of Peel and Halton   Mississauga
Heart and Stroke - Ontario Office   Toronto
March of Dimes Canada - Head Office - Stroke Recovery Canada   Toronto
Robarts Research Institute - Stroke Prevention and Atherosclerosis Research Centre (SPARC)   London
Southwestern Ontario Stroke Network   London
St Joseph's Health Care London - Parkwood Institute - Rehabilitation Programs - Stroke/Neurological Rehabilitation   London
West GTA Stroke Network   Toronto