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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
Central East Stroke Network - Living With Stroke Program  
705‑728‑9090 Ext 46311
Heart and Stroke - Barrie Office  
112 Commerce Park Dr, Unit I, Barrie, ON  L4N 8W8
705‑737‑1020
Heart and Stroke - Collingwood Area Chapter  
Collingwood, ON  L9Y 2Z3
Residence 705‑445‑5691 * Cell 705 446 4080
March of Dimes Canada - Muskoka District - Muskoka Stroke Support Group  
Chartwell Muskoka Traditions Retirement Residence - meeting location, 16 Legacy Lane, Huntsville, ON  M4H 1A4
Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare - Muskoka District Stroke Centre  
100 Frank Miller Dr, Huntsville, ON  P1H 1H7
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
Stroke Recovery Association Barrie and District  
80 Bradford St, West Wing, Unit 17, Barrie, ON  L4N 6S7
705‑737‑9202

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
March of Dimes Canada - Head Office - Stroke Recovery Canada  
10 Overlea Blvd, Toronto, ON  M4H 1A4
416‑425‑3463
Robarts Research Institute - Stroke Prevention and Atherosclerosis Research Centre (SPARC)  
Siebens-Drake Building, 1400 Western Rd, London, ON  N6G 2V2
519‑931‑5731
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