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    • APRIL 30, 2021
    May Is Stroke Awareness Month

    May Is Stroke Awareness Month

    Many patients in Eastern Kentucky experience unexplained symptoms that can often be treated by a neurologist. These specialized physicians treat disorders that affect the nervous system, which includes the brain, spinal cord and nerves. Signs can be subtle and often blamed on other problems, and as a result, go untreated.  These can include muscle weakness,

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    • OCTOBER 9, 2020
    PMC First in Region to Use Advanced Software to Identify Stroke

    PMC First in Region to Use Advanced Software to Identify Stroke

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) is the first hospital in Eastern Kentucky to use new, advanced software powered by artificial intelligence to help identify certain types of strokes even quicker than before. The software, powered by Viz.ai, is linked directly to PMC’s CT scanner, which uses rotating x-ray machines to create detailed images of the inside

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    • OCTOBER 7, 2020
    Physicians Treat Nervous System, Brain, and Spinal Cord

    Physicians Treat Nervous System, Brain, and Spinal Cord

    Pikeville Medical Center (PMC) neurologists treat patients with a variety of medical issues affecting the nervous system, which primarily deals with the brain and spinal cord.  Patients experiencing reoccurring migraine headaches, coordination problems, confusion, dizziness and other similar issues often find relief after seeing a neurologist. PMC has two board certified neurologists.  PMC Medical Director

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