Persons who have spinal cord injury experience a number of functional limitations. Our goal is for you to achieve the highest level of function by creating a personalized rehabilitation plan. The rehab plan will help the patient and their family, set and reach physical, mental and emotional goals to enable the patient to return to the community.
The Spinal Cord Injury Program at University of Utah Health’s Rehabilitation Center is the only CARF accredited program in the State of Utah. Our spinal cord system of care offers you the most comprehensive rehabilitation program in the region. The program begins in the acute hospital and supports you throughout your inpatient stay, outpatient therapies and follow up care and beyond. We are able to accommodate spinal cord injury patients in our urgent care clinic. Urgent care (non-emergent care) is available weekdays in the Physical Medicine Physician
A key component of this program is TRAILS (Technology Recreation Access Independence Lifestyle Sport). TRAILS is a spinal cord injury outreach program based at University of Utah Health’s Rehabilitation Center. TRAILS is designed to engage individuals with spinal cord injury in active living through sports and exercise programs, recreational experiences and education. Providing year-round programming, TRAILS offers an excellent opportunity for individuals to develop an active lifestyle.