To learn more about rehab services, support group and stroke camp Call 307-633-7310
May is stroke awareness month.
Play the video to hear from Dr. Emmady, the acute rehab unit director at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. Also hear from April Baker, clinical liaison for the acute rehab unit.
Surprising facts involving stroke:
-Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death in the U.S. and the leading cause of major disability
-Stroke kills almost 130,000 Americans each year
-Immediate medical attention may lower risk of disability or death
-The estimated direct and indirect cost of
stroke was$38.6 billion in 2009