Spinal Cord Injury Program
As you get ready to leave the hospital after a spinal cord injury, you have a very important decision to make regarding the next steps of your recovery. You deserve the care of a top rated rehabilitation institute.
We excel in providing advanced specialty rehabilitation for patients who have sustained a spinal cord injury. We are able to admit patients with traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injuries.
Our Approach to Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation
We understand how difficult it is to recover from a spinal cord injury – whether a result of a traumatic event or continued healing after a spinal surgery. We know that your goal is to return to a productive life as quickly as you can – and we want to help you do just that.
Our Spinal Cord Injury Team
Our team includes specialty trained therapists and certified rehabilitation registered nurses (CRRN’s) who focus on bowel/bladder care, skin integrity, self-care and mobility. Our board certified rehabilitation physicians have experience in caring for spinal cord injured patients. Our spinal cord injury peer counselor – who himself sustained a spinal cord injury many years ago – is passionate about helping each person return to a productive lifestyle. Our recreation therapy specialist can show you new ways to follow your passions and return to the community.
Our Specialized Spinal Cord Rehabilitation Services
- Training in wheelchair mobility and ambulation as able
- Bowel/bladder retraining
- Training in self-care
- Family and caregiver education, community resources and support group services
- Wheelchair accessible van to take you into the community for practice or fun
- Multi-surface outdoor therapy area to practice wheelchair mobility on all types of surfaces
- Supportive counseling for you and your family to assist you as you adjust to a new lifestyle
- An apartment where you and your family member can “practice” - with support - before returning home
Why Choose Us?
Our CARF Accredited rehabilitation program is the only facility in the region designed from the ground up to provide the best in rehabilitation services. From the spacious patient rooms with room for family and visitors, to the experienced clinical staff, to the specialized equipment available, to the unique therapy areas – you will experience the best in rehabilitation care.
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