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Stroke - North Simcoe Muskoka

A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain is interrupted. Strokes can cause mild to severe physical, emotional or mental disabilities. Rehabilitation can help people who have had a stroke to recover function and live as independently as possible. Stroke prevention teaches you how to reduce your risk through medical treatment and lifestyle changes.

Signs of a stroke can include: sudden weakness, numbness or tingling, sudden trouble speaking or understanding speech, sudden vision problems, sudden severe headache, sudden dizziness or loss of balance. Stroke is a medical emergency, call 911. Acting quickly can improve your survival and recovery.

See Rehabilitation Services - Publicly Funded Clinics and Speech and Language for therapy services.

See also Acquired Brain Injury.

 
These services serve all or part of North Simcoe Muskoka
Central East Stroke Network - Barrie  
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, 201 Georgian Dr, Barrie, ON  L4M 6M2
705-728-9090 ext 46315 * 705-728-9090 ext 46311 Add to Clipboard
Central East Stroke Network - Living With Stroke Program  
705-728-9090 Ext 46311 Add to Clipboard
Heart and Stroke - Barrie Office  
112 Commerce Park Dr, Unit I, Barrie, ON  L4N 8W8
705-737-1020 Add to Clipboard
Heart and Stroke - Collingwood Area Chapter  
Collingwood, ON  L9Y 2Z3
Residence 705-445-5691 * Cell 705 446 4080 Add to Clipboard
March of Dimes Canada - Muskoka District - Muskoka Stroke Support Group  
Chartwell Muskoka Traditions Retirement Residence - meeting location, 16 Legacy Lane, Huntsville, ON  P1H 0B1
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Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare - Muskoka District Stroke Centre  
100 Frank Miller Dr, Huntsville, ON  P1H 1H7
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Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre - Medicine Treatment Clinics  
Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, 201 Georgian Dr, 1st Fl, Barrie, ON  L4M 6M2
705-728-9090 ext 23330 Add to Clipboard
Stroke Recovery Association Barrie and District  
80 Bradford St, West Wing, Unit 17, Barrie, ON  L4N 6S7
705-737-9202 Add to Clipboard

These services are located outside of North Simcoe Muskoka, but provide service to North Simcoe Muskoka.
Heart and Stroke - Ontario Office  
2300 Yonge St, Suite 1300, Box 2414, Toronto, ON  M4P 1E4
416-489-7111 Add to Clipboard
March of Dimes Canada - Head Office - Stroke Recovery Canada  
10 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, ON  M4H 1A4
416-425-3463 Add to Clipboard
Robarts Research Institute - Stroke Prevention and Atherosclerosis Research Centre (SPARC)  
Siebens-Drake Building, 1400 Western Rd, London, ON  N6G 2V2
519-931-5731 Add to Clipboard

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