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9200 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53226
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Program provides coordinated, case-managed and integrated services for people with spinal cord dysfunction. The inpatient program provides medical and rehabilitative services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Experts from other disciplines are available for consultation, further enhancing the recovery process and promoting a faster return to the community. While in the ICU, patients and their families meet and begin working with the rehabilitation team, including the rehabilitation physician and therapists as well as a case manager, social worker and psychologists. Patients continue to work with the same team throughout their hospital stay and after discharge.
Our team of dedicated specialists includes neurosurgeons, orthopaedic surgeons, rehabilitation physicians, nurses, physical and occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, a recreational therapist, speech therapist, a vocational counselor, dietitians, a psychologist, a social worker and a case managers.
The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Froedtert Hospital Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program is proud to be accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), a recognition of our commitment to excellence in patient care.
- Improve quality of life, daily living skills and independence to meet lifelong needs
- Promote independent living
- Advocate for those with a spinal cord condition
- Educate the individual, family, health care professionals and the community
- Support research efforts