Stroke Treatment & Recovery Center

About Our Primary Stroke Treatment & Recovery Center

Ocean Medical Center is a designated Primary Stroke Center that provides for the needs of stroke patients quickly and efficiently - 24/7.

Time is critical! The sooner you receive treatment, the better your chances of recovery. The stroke team at Ocean is able to deliver lifesaving clot-busting medication within the vital three-hour window of opportunity.

Key features of the Primary Stroke Center include:

  • Full-time coverage by our rapid-response stroke team comprised of a nurse practitioner or R.N. and a neurologist
  • Access to medication that can be administered within the three-hour window in our Emergency Department or in our Critical Care Unit for inpatient stroke emergencies
  • 24 hour access to comprehensive diagnostic equipment including laboratory testing and CT Scan
  • Shore Rehabilitation Institute is on-site to continue the rehabilitation process should it be required
  • Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Continuum of Care — from early intervention in the Emergency Department to rehabilitation, home care, assisted living, and medical equipment

Call 911 immediately if you experience any of the following symptoms of stroke:

  • Sudden weakness or numbness, especially on one side of the body
  • Difficulty speaking or understanding
  • Sudden vision changes
  • Dizziness, balance problems, or difficulty walking
  • Sudden severe headache

Care Locations

  • Ocean Medical Center, 425 Jack Martin Boulevard, Brick, NJ 08724

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