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Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Program

A spinal cord injury is a tragic and serious event. Once you're medically stable, you may wonder how you’ll get on with your life. You may even question if getting on with your life is possible given your current condition and limitations. This is where spinal cord injury rehabilitation enters the picture.    




The Spinal Cord Injury Program at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital features a full continuum of care that includes inpatient, outpatient, and clinic services. We provide intensive, comprehensive, coordinated multidisciplinary rehabilitation for individuals who have experienced spinal cord injury, whether due to trauma or disease. Our goal is to restore our patients’ hope and freedom by maximizing their level of independence and enhancing their quality of life.

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and CARF with special accreditation from CARF for our Spinal Cord System of Care.

Spinal Cord Injury Services

Our full range of services ensures that our patients and their family members get the specialized care they need to return home. Our dedicated staff is made up of rehabilitation specialists experienced in working with people with spinal cord injuries.

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Who Uses Spinal Cord Injury Services

Individuals age 18 or older who require rehabilitation to improve their functional status related to any of the following conditions:

  • Paraplegia
  • Tetraplegia (quadriplegia)
  • Spinal fractures
  • Musculoskeletal complications
  • Spinal surgery
  • Spinal cancer or tumors
  • Viral illness
  • Guillain BarrĂ© syndrome
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Auto-immune disorders and immune suppression
  • Demyelinating disorders

Treatment and Therapy Facilities for Spinal Cord Injury Patients

Our nursing floor features a pleasantly decorated family-friendly unit with two social areas, a kitchenette, laundry facilities, and a patient library. Our therapy gym offers state-of-the-art equipment and ample treatment space. Mary Free Bed offers a variety of specialized therapy areas designed to make rehabilitation from a spinal cord injury quicker, smoother, and more effective. These include: Independence Square™, Activities of Daily Living (ADL) apartment, practice car, therapeutic pool, and an outdoor Therapath.

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