Stroke Center

The things that matter during a stroke? Time and experience.

Excellent Care that achieves Results

Immediate treatment can minimize the long-term effects of stroke and prevent you from experiencing further complications. Our doctors at East Cooper Medical Center will create a customized treatment plan that guides your recovery, from diagnostic testing, to advanced procedures, to personalized rehab plans. We want to see you back on your feet as soon as possible.

You don’t always have to face difficult surgeries or lengthy stays in the hospital. East Cooper Medical Center is designated as a Primary Stroke Center, and our highly skilled team of doctors who are specialized in treating strokes can help you get the best care available.

Stroke Warning Signs

Learn how to spot stroke symptoms fast. When it comes to stroke, B.E. F.A.S.T.

Balance - Is there a sudden loss of balance or coordination?

Eyes - Is there sudden blurred or double vision or sudden, persistent vision trouble?

Face - Ask the person to smile. Does one side of the face droop?

Arms - Ask the person to raise both arms. Does one arm drift downward?

Speech - Ask the person to repeat a simple sentence. Are the words slurred? Can the patient repeat the sentence correctly?

Time - If a person is having trouble with these basic commands, call 911 immediately.

Stroke Risk Factors

Controllable: 

  • High Blood Pressure
  • High Cholesterol
  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Unhealthy Diet
  • Physical inactivity
  • Obesity
  • Alcohol consumption
  • Tobacco use

Uncontrollable:

  • Genetics
  • Age
  • Gender
  • Race/ Ethnicity

Stroke Risk Assessment

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