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Stroke

Stroke Rehabilitation

Strength in Numbers

You’ll be surrounded by encouragement every step of the way. Geisinger stroke care is all about the “team.” And you’re the most valuable player.

After you’ve had a stroke, you want your therapy to begin as soon as medically possible so you can get back to normal.

Geisinger’s stroke professionals help you recover from the effects of strokes and mini-strokes, providing inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation to keep you moving forward. Your team includes:

  • Physiatrists (physicians specializing in rehabilitation medicine)
  • Physical therapists
  • Speech therapists
  • Occupational therapists (helping you perform job or home duties)
  • Hand therapists
  • Nurse educators

An Award-Winning Stroke Program

Every great team has a solid playbook. Geisinger’s stroke team has received national recognition for its high standards in every aspect of stroke care. The American Stroke Association awarded our program the 2008 Silver Performance Achievement Award for following strict guidelines, from emergency preparedness through rehabilitation. For more on the “Get with the Guidelines” Award, click here.