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Texas Model Spinal Cord Injury System

2018-04-20T22:53:50+00:00 Categories: Disability Products & Services, Texas|Tags: |

TIRR focuses on patient needs and practices a unified, interdisciplinary approach to patient care. We consider our mission to be accomplished when persons with spinal cord injuries achieve a quality of life with personal independence, productive functioning and maximum state of health.

Texas Health Harris Methodist – Fort Worth

2018-04-20T22:55:07+00:00 Categories: Disability Products & Services, Texas|Tags: |

Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth services include cardiovascular, high-risk obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, and trauma/emergency medicine. Professionals at the Mabee Rehabilitation Center work closely with each patient to develop a specialized treatment plan for personal achievement.

Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital

2018-04-20T22:57:24+00:00 Categories: Disability Products & Services, New York|Tags: |

The SCI program at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY provides each patient with a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and individualized treatment plan designed to assist each patient to achieve their maximal level of independence.

Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester

2018-04-20T22:58:49+00:00 Categories: Disability Products & Services, New York|Tags: |

At Strong Memorial Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, we provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary and patient & family centered care to individuals affected by spinal cord injury. Each of our patients benefits from a personal rehabilitative team with expertise in spinal cord injury medicine.

St. Joseph’s Barrow Neurological Institute

2018-04-20T23:01:37+00:00 Categories: Arizona, Disability Products & Services|Tags: |

People choose the Neuro Rehabilitation Center at St. Joseph’s Barrow Neurological Institute because of our commitment to patients. Our primary goal is to help patients enhance their quality of life.

St Charles Hospital Rehabilitation Center

2018-04-20T23:03:06+00:00 Categories: Disability Products & Services, New York|Tags: |

The rehabilitation experts at St Charles Hospital Rehabilitation Center understand the unique needs of patients with a spinal cord injury. We provide the most progressive, technologically advanced services available in our multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient programs.

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

2018-04-20T23:15:41+00:00 Categories: Disability Products & Services, Illinois|Tags: |

The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab, formerly the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, is the nation's #1-ranked provider of comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation care and is the leader in research and development of the cutting-edge treatments and technologies in its field.

Shepherd Center, Inc. – Southeastern Regional Spinal Cord Injury Model System

2018-04-20T23:27:44+00:00 Categories: Disability Products & Services, Georgia|Tags: |

Shepherd Center treats a high volume of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients with any level of injury, including those who are ventilator dependent or have a dual diagnosis of spinal cord and brain injury.

Spinal Cord Injury

Spinal cord injury can result in paralysis of the muscles used for breathing; paralysis and/or loss of feeling in all or some of the trunk, arms, and legs; weakness; numbness; loss of bowel and bladder control; and numerous secondary conditions including respiratory problems, pressure sores, and sometimes fatal spikes in blood pressure. Approximately 12,000 new spinal cord injuries occur in the U.S. each year. A majority of injuries occur from motor vehicle accidents, falls, work-related accidents, sports injuries, and penetrations such as stab or gunshot wounds.

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