Stroke Care Guides
- Stroke Care Guides: Learn about stroke in a wealth of materials approved by Michigan Medicine experts on our Care Guides website.
- F.A.S.T. Stroke Warning Signs PDF: Flier that shows stroke warning signs using the letters F.A.S.T.
- Glossary of Stroke Terms PDF: Alphabetical list of terms related to stroke.
- Medications and Stroke PDF: List of medications your doctor may prescribe after a stroke.
- Stroke Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Information Guide PDF: Lists resources available in the Frankel Cardiovascular Center Mardigian Wellness Resource Center as well as links to stroke online resources.
Blog Posts on the Michigan Health Blog and Health Lab
- After Relearning to Walk, Young Stroke Survivor Gets Active
- How Rehabilitation Helps Stroke Patients Recover "Faster and Better"
- Regaining Lost Function with the Help of Video Games
- Cross-Hospital Collaboration Proves Lifesaving for Brain Aneurysm Patient
- Ischemic and Hemorrhagic Stroke: What You Need to Know
- Setting a Trap to Treat Stroke
Patient Videos About Stroke
Barb Wiley never saw her stroke coming. After a 12-hour surgery, she began the recovery process — driven by a commitment to never give up and inspired by her doctor’s words: “Don’t recover to live, live while you recover.”
Merrill Harvitt suffered an extensive neurovascular bleed that in most cases would be deadly. With the collaboration between doctors at Munson Healthcare and Michigan Medicine he has had a remarkable recovery.
Time is of the essence when it comes to stroke treatment. The faster imaging is done and the faster clots can be removed, the better the outcome.
Joaquin Uy had just left church on Christmas morning when he had a massive stroke. He received care in a timely matter from the U-M Stroke team, which, as his wife says, turned the worst Christmas to the best ever, ever.
You have had a stroke and go to the ER, what happens next? This video will introduce you to what to expect if you are seen at the University of Michigan . Members of the U-M Comprehensive Stroke Center walk you through their roles.
Adaptive Activities for Stroke Patients and Others with Disabilities
- UMAISE: University of Michigan Adaptive & Inclusive Sports Experience (through U-M Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation). Group offers inclusive sports including kayaking and hand cycling. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
- Climbing: Through Bear Lake Camp in Lapeer, Michigan.
- Riding: Through CHUM Therapeutic Riding in Dansville, Michigan.
- Rowing: Through the Ann Arbor Rowing Club.
- Scuba Diving: Through Mt. Brighton Adaptive Sports. Send an email to MtBAdaptive@gmail.com or call 810-229-9581 for more information.
- Sled Hockey: Through Michigan Sled Dogs.
For Patients: If you think you or a loved one might be having a stroke, call 911. If you have had a stroke in the past or think you might be at risk for one call us at 1-888-287-1082.
For Physicians: If you are a physician and want to refer a patient, call M-LINE at 800-962-3555.
For Stroke Coordinators: If you are a stroke coordinator and want to find out more about our process or have questions, please contact Jenevra Foley, Operations Director, U-M Comprehensive Stroke Center at 734-615-9747 or CSCemail@example.com.