Stroke Care Center

Stroke is the fifth leading cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States. The Stroke Care Center at Hillsboro Medical Center is recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for providing immediate and primary treatment of stroke.

Our stroke care team uses the latest medications and procedures to save lives and maintain a high quality of life for stroke patients. Treatment includes:

  • Clot-busting drugs
  • Laboratory tests
  • Blood pressure checks
  • CAT and MRI tests
  • Timely appointments with a member of the stroke team

Symptoms of Stroke

Recognizing stroke symptoms and calling 911 immediately is critical to ensuring you or your loved one receives fast, lifesaving treatment. Just remember: BEFAST.

  • Balance — Sudden loss of balance
  • Eyes — Blurred or loss of vision
  • Face — One side is drooping
  • Arms — Weakness in either arm
  • Speech — Slurred or trouble speaking
  • Time — Call 911 immediately.