Stroke

Morristown Medical Center has once again received the Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus. Bestowed on us by the American Heart Association and the American Stroke Association, this accolade signifies our commitment to getting stroke patients the clot-busting treatment they need faster, reducing long-term effects and disability. Learn more about our stroke center >





Stroke Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy.  We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Unless otherwise noted, to register for any of these programs call 1-800-247-9580 Monday through Thursday between 8:30am to 8:00pm and Friday between 8:30am and 4:30pm, or sign-up online at Atlantic Health System’s classes and events registration; all programs are free unless a fee is indicated.

After Stroke – Sharing with Families Support Group
Stroke survivors will discuss what you can experience during stroke rehabilitation, available services and ways to make a smooth transition home.
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 95 Mount Kemble Avenue, Morristown, NJ
For a schedule and to register, please call 973-971-4412.
 
Stroke Support Group
This group is for stroke survivors and their caregivers.
Third Thursday of the month; 1:00 to 3:00pm
Msgr. John F. Corr Stroke and Neuro Education, Treatment and Research Center
Atlantic Rehabilitation, Ground Floor, 95 Mount Kemble Avenue, Morristown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 973-971-4412.
 
Stroke Caregiver’s Meeting
Anyone caring for a stroke survivor can receive mutual support and encouragement.
Third Thursday of every month, 2:00 to 3:00pm
Atlantic Rehabilitation, 1st Floor, conference room in the back of the cafeteria
95 Mount Kemble Avenue, Morristown, NJ
For more information, please call 973-971-4412.

Chambers Center for Well Being
The Chambers Center for Well Being can help you develop a personal plan for a healthier lifestyle. Through lectures, classes and therapeutic services, we’ll show you how stress management, proper dietary balance and increased exercise can improve your overall well-being – mind, body and spirit. View a full list of classes, services and related fees or call 973-971-6301.


Stroke Articles
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A new MRI scanning technique can help doctors better nail down when a person has suffered a stroke and whether clot-busting drugs will help preserve their brain.

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Stroke is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States, but a lack of awareness and resources hinder efforts to change that, the American Stroke Association says.

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After a stroke, many patients are given the clot-busting intravenous drug alteplase, but another drug may be more effective, Australian researchers report.

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People who learn they have an unruptured brain aneurysm typically have two options: surgery or watch and wait. Researchers hope to add a third alternative -- drugs to lower the odds of the aneurysm rupturing.

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Even after a relatively milder stroke, people can be left with challenges that go beyond the physical, researchers say.

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