Expert Neurological Care
Advanced neuroscience and nationally recognized stroke centers.
We have gathered resources for stroke awareness, prevention and recovery. You can download and print the PDF documents to share with friends and family. Watch our videos about stroke awareness, education and treatment.
Stroke can strike at any age! Learn how Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brought our stroke team to help Strike Out Stroke. At a Tacoma Rainiers minor league baseball game, volunteers and stroke survivors spread the word about stroke signs, prevention and the importance of calling 911 at first signs of a stroke.
Watch Virginia Mason Franciscan Health stroke team members and Tacoma first responders talk about stroke education and how important it is to get immediate emergency care for stroke. Learn more about how the medical team at Virginia Mason Franciscan Health cares for people with stroke.
Printable resources for stroke
Partnering with the National Stroke Association, we developed resources that you can print and share:
Learn more the signs of stroke, how to reduce your risk of stroke and more on our Understanding Stroke page.
Stroke Support Groups
Recovery and adjusting to a new lifestyle after stroke can take time, but you‘re not alone! Virginia Mason Franciscan Health offers support groups that provide support and information every step of the way.
This site provides a host of stroke education resources for patients, caregivers and health care professionals.
Find a provider
Prevention is the best way to stay healthy. Work with your primary care provider to make sure you’re up to date on health screenings and managing any chronic conditions well. Don’t have a primary care provider? Find a provider online or call 1-888-825-3227 for a referral.
Videos on Stroke Awareness and Emergency Care
See more videos, including a patient story and Gamma Knife treatment.
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Neurology Resource Center
Neuromuscular Disorders/Muscular Dystrophy
Sleep Disorders Center
After a Stroke
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