Neurology


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Concussion Awareness

In this educational video, Brenna Hughes, medical speech pathologist at Community Regional Medical Center is looking to build awareness about the negative effects of concussions from high impact sports.

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Primary stroke center gets Gold Seal of Approval from Joint Commission for second time

The Primary Stroke Center at Community Regional Medical Center has again earned the Gold Seal of Approval™ from The Joint Commission for Primary Stroke Centers.


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The Lairds' Gift

Brian Laird went to doctors with complaints of back and shoulder pain in 2010 as well as trouble breathing — three weeks later he was diagnosed with ALS — better known as Lou Gehrig's disease. This neuromuscular disease slowly steals away an individual's ability to function as the muscles in the body quit working. It was Brian's dream to raise funds to help create a world-class neurological center at Community Regional Medical Center, so people won't need to travel great distances to get the neurological care they need.

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The Lairds' Gift

In 2010, Brian Laird went to his doctors with back and shoulder pain and trouble breathing. The diagnosis was ALS – better known as Lou Gehrig’s disease – and sadly, in less than two years the disease claimed Brian’s life.


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For stroke – Think F.A.S.T.

Dr. Warwick, medical director of the stroke program at Community Regional Medical Center, explains the possible signs and symptoms of a stroke — and a way to remember them.

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Hughes honored with Outstanding Achievement Award

Brenna Hughes, MA, CCC-SLP from Community Regional Medical Center was awarded the California Speech-Language-Hearing Association’s (CSHA) Outstanding Achievement Award.

Neurodiagnostics

Our neurodiagnostic team is made up of specialty trained and certified technicians who measure electrical activity within the brain and nervous system with highly advanced equipment. These measurements are recorded and reviewed by your neurologist, and the results are shared with your primary care or referring physician.

Neurodiagnostic procedures offered at Clovis Community include:

Oh, my throbbing head!

Identify your headache
Allergy headaches are very common allergy symptom and are often overlooked. They can be a response to pollen and indoor allergens. Allergy-induced headaches respond to treatment.

Tension headache is caused by stressed out head or neck muscles that keep squeezing too hard. Pain can be on the front, back or sides of your head and tend to be dull but constant.

$100,000 from Wells Fargo helps four initiatives at Community Medical Centers

Wells Fargo & Company on July 28 announced a $100,000 grant to Community Medical Centers in support of initiatives at two of its acute hospitals in the Valley - Community Regional Medical Center and Clovis Community Medical Center.

Encore achieves goal, sets sights on $1M for Dan Brown Legacy Fund

 

 

 

 

 

As soon as Community Medical Centers’ Encore philanthropic group celebrated reaching its goal of $250,000 for the Dan Brown Legacy Fund, they immediately raised the bar to $1 million.