HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Hosts Stroke Recovery Seminar


According to the American Stroke Association, stroke is the leading cause of serious, long-term disability and a third-leading cause of death in the United States. On Thursday, Feb. 16 from 5 – 8 p.m., HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital, a provider of stroke inpatient rehabilitation services, will host a seminar on “Stroke Recovery after the Acute Phase” to educate stroke survivors who are one year or more post stroke on recovery options and services available to them.

The event will include presentations from Dr. Aleta Gong, a board-certified optometrist who specializes in visual dysfunctions and patients requiring rehabilitative vision services; and Dr. Christopher Barnes, a board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physician who treats patients with a variety of debilitating illnesses and injuries and serves as the director of brain injury and spinal cord injury programs at HealthSouth Valley of the Sun.

In addition, a light dinner and vendor fair highlighting services to improve function, increase independence and improve quality of life will be available. The event will be held in the hospital’s gymnasium located at 13460 N. 67th Ave., in Glendale.

While the event is provided at no cost, an RSVP is requested by Wednesday, Feb. 8 and may be directed to Lori Ferguson at 623-334-5423 or

About HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital
HealthSouth Valley of the Sun Rehabilitation Hospital is a 75-bed hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient, outpatient and home health rehabilitation services. These programs are designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives. Serving patients throughout the Phoenix Metropolitan area and is located at 13460 N. 67th Ave. in Glendale and on the Web at

About HealthSouth
HealthSouth is one of the nation's largest providers of post-acute healthcare services, offering both facility-based and home-based post-acute services in 35 states and Puerto Rico through its network of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals, home health agencies, hospice agencies and outpatient rehabilitation satellite clinics. HealthSouth can be found on the Web at

Source: HealthSouth

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Lori Ferguson, LPN

Lori Ferguson, LPN

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