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Stroke

Northwest Arkansas Neuroscience Institute provides the region’s most comprehensive stroke program, with physicians and providers specially trained in stroke diagnosis, care and rehabilitation. We offer the latest advancements in stroke treatment, including minimally invasive endovascular intervention.

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Partnering to Save Stroke Victims in Arkansas

Washington Regional provides 24/7 in-person stroke care in Northwest Arkansas and proudly participates in the AR SAVES (Stroke Assistance Through Virtual Emergency Support) program. Our experts provide consults to other Arkansas hospitals via telemedicine for the AR SAVES program, helping those providers quickly and accurately evaluate stroke patients, administer appropriate lifesaving medication and facilitate transfer to our facility when needed.

Providing Support Stroke Patients, Caregivers and their Families

Washington Regional is proud to collaborate with American Heart Association Support Network to provide support to heart & stroke patients, caregivers and their families. If you or someone you love is recovering from a heart attack or stroke, a chronic condition or congenital heart defect, or is in rehab and recovery, join the conversation now and connect with others who have survived and thrived.

New Beginnings: A Stroke Support Group for survivors and their caregivers.
First Thursday of every month at 4:30 p.m. 
Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital - Fayetteville, AR. 
Contact: Shawnna Albritton, 479-444-2319 or the Stroke Patient Question Line, 479-463-7875.

Stroke is a Medical Emergency

Getting immediate medical attention for stroke is crucial. If you or someone near you is showing any warning signs of a stroke, including sudden numbness of the face, arms, or legs, severe headaches, confusion or trouble speaking or walking, CALL 911 right away.