Cerebrovascular accidents

If you have suffered a cerebrovascular accident, the first step towards your rehabilitation is to visit PALLADION. Always staying abreast of medical innovations abroad, we are confident that a cerebrovascular accident can now be addressed. The patient must make an effort which, with our help, will bear fruits. The sooner you decide on your rehabilitation, the faster and safer your return to your normal everyday life will be. We are determined to defend the gift of quality life! We are here waiting for you, so that we claim that gift together!

In preparing a personalised rehabilitation programme, we consider the following:

  • The patient’s history
  • heir lifestyle and daily living needs

  • Their psychological state

  • Any form of special conditions that may arise during or after the treatment.

The PALLADION team is, right from the start, an ally for the person who has suffered a cerebrovascular accident, while aiming at improving their functionality.

7 questions about cerebrovascular accidents

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What are the cerebrovascular accidents?

Cerebrovascular accidents are damages caused to a point in the brain, when blood stops flowing through it.

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Are cerebrovascular accidents dangerous?

It is the third most common cause of death and the first cause of disability in Western countries. The level of potential risk relates to the type of the accident and the speed of healthcare delivery.

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What are the types of cerebrovascular accidents?

There are two types of accidents, i.e. the ischemic (blockage of an artery) and the haemorrhagic (brain haemorrhage).

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What are the causes of cerebrovascular accidents?

Hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and cholesterol are highly associated with cerebrovascular accidents. Moreover, smoking doubles the possibility of such an accident occurring. Following a transient ischemic stroke (i.e. a stroke with a duration of seconds or hours, but less than 24 hours), there is an increased risk for the patient.

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What are the effects of cerebrovascular accidents?

Their effects differ depending on the their gravity, and the patient’s age, general health status, as well as physical condition. The main effects include disability (to a lesser or larger extent), as well as difficulty in thinking in a structured manner, as well as in speaking or swallowing.

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What are the first warning symptoms?

Numbness in the face or the limbs (mainly on one side of the body), difficulty in speaking and/or thinking, vision problems, walking difficulties and impaired balance, as well as a strong headache, are distinctive signs that warn us of the occurrence of a cerebrovascular accident.

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What cutting-edge medical practices are implemented at PALLADION for rehabilitation following cerebrovascular accidents?

We, at PALLADION, know that the patient who has suffered a cerebrovascular accident can return to their everyday life to a very large extent. For that reason, the specialised rehabilitation team systematically monitors the patient’s condition. Therefore, the rehabilitation process gradually becomes more and more successful, as our team identifies each patient’s individual needs. The advanced technological equipment available at PALLADION enables us to tremendously increase the effectiveness of the diagnosis and treatment. At the same time, we prepare an appropriate physical exercise and nutritional programme adapted to the patient’s condition, thanks to which the patient will regain their independence and functionality as soon as possible.

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