Immediate treatment can minimize the long-term effects of stroke and prevent you from experiencing further complications. Our doctors at Hilton Head Regional Healthcare 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. At Hilton Head Regional Healthcare, both Coastal Carolina Hospital and Hilton Head Hospital are designated as Primary Stroke Centers, and our highly skilled team of doctors who are specialized in treating strokes can help you get the best care available.
Coastal Carolina Hospital is also a member of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) stroke network and its REACH telemedicine program. This allows our patients immediate access to stroke experts at MUSC, where doctors offer some of the latest therapies to treat strokes.
Stroke Warning Signs
Stroke is South Carolina’s third biggest killer. Learn how to spot stroke symptoms fast.
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.
If you think you or someone you care about is experiencing the symptoms of a stroke, call 911 immediately.