Every 40 seconds someone has a stroke. One out of six people will suffer a stroke in their lifetime. Stroke is the leading cause of disability in the U.S. and is the fifth cause of death. Storke is a leading cause of long-term disability.
Learn more about stroke and warning signs so you can be a stroke hero.
While some risk factors for stroke can't be changed there are several risk factors that you can change. Ask your primary care physician about how you can prevent stroke and take action.
The Restorative Neurology Clinic at Burke Medical Research Institute established a self-pay clinic to offer breakthrough state-of-the-art robotic neurorehabilitation therapies for individuals who are recovering from stroke, spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, other neurological conditions.
Researchers at Burke conduct cutting-edge research studies and clinical trials focused on prevention, treatment and state-of-the-art rehabilitation therapies to improve the quality of life for people affected by stroke.