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Neurological care

Neurological care is the practice of medicine that focuses on the treatment, function and diagnosis of diseases relating to the nerves and nervous system. Neurologists and neurosurgeons treat disorders that affect the brain or spinal cord.

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Neurological care in Dickson, Tennessee

When minutes make all the difference, we offer fast, comprehensive stroke care for you.

A quick response is key to treating a stroke effectively. The neurologists at TriStar Horizon Medical Center work quickly to remove a blockage or stop bleeding into your brain, which can minimize damage and save your life.

Need a physician referral?

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

TriStar MedLine can help. We are available by phone Monday through Friday from 7:00am to 7:00pm CST.

Signs and symptoms of a stroke

It's important to recognize the warning signs of a stroke. Call 911 immediately if you experience any of these symptoms:

  • Difficulty speaking
  • Face drooping
  • Sudden dizziness or trouble walking
  • Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm or leg
  • Sudden severe headache
  • Unexplained confusion

Our neurological services

We are recognized as a Primary Stroke Center by The Joint Commission, which means we provide fast, effective medical care for patients who have had a stroke.

Our stroke rehabilitation services

If you've had a stroke, you may have physical problems ranging from balance issues to difficulty swallowing. Our customized physical therapy programs help you regain your strength and independence.

You may also experience issues with memory and depression. To help manage these symptoms and recover, we may recommend neurotherapy, which is a specialized form of neurological care.

Thrive Blog

Read our blogs to learn about preventive care and ways you can lead a healthier lifestyle.

BE FAST: Know the signs and symptoms of a stroke 

April 28, 2022
May is Stroke Awareness Month, and experts say spotting signs and symptoms could help save someone's life.

BE FAST: Know the signs and symptoms of a stroke 

April 28, 2022
May is Stroke Awareness Month, and experts say spotting signs and symptoms could help save someone's life.

Prevent lasting stroke damage 

April 05, 2021
B.E. F.A.S.T. in identifying the symptoms of a stroke and prevent lasting damage.