Loma Linda University Medical Center is the first hospital in the Inland Empire to earn The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers.

When timing is critical you want a stroke center that is prepared to deliver the most advanced stroke care at any time and our recent designation proves we can do just that. From stroke prevention through stroke rehabilitation Loma Linda University Health is committed to caring for our community.

Stroke Rehabilitation Program

The stroke rehabilitation program is designed to provide you with a comprehensive clinical program that will challenge you in your rehabilitation. The program consists of the blending of intensive one-on-one sessions with your therapists and the utilization of group therapy sessions.

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Here are six signs that you may be having a stroke, also known as BEFAST, as recommended by Vincent Truong, MD, medical director of the Comprehensive Stroke Center:

- Dizziness or unstable balance

E - Sudden change in eyesight

F - Facial droop: face looks crooked

A - Arm is weak

S - Slurred speech

T - When these symptoms occur, call 911