Departments and specialties

Mayo Clinic has one of the largest and most experienced practices in the United States, with campuses in Arizona, Florida and Minnesota. Staff skilled in dozens of specialties work together to ensure quality care and successful recovery.


Mayo Clinic researchers conduct research in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, including studying assistive technology, adaptive equipment and other therapies for people with spinal cord injuries. Researchers also study outcomes, new treatment options and other areas related to spinal cord injury rehabilitation. Read more about spinal cord injury research.

Read more about Mayo's research work in the Assistive and Restorative Technology lab run by Dr. Kristin D. Zhao and the Neuroregeneration and Neurorehabilitation lab run by Dr. Isobel A. Scarisbrick.


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic authors on spinal cord injury rehabilitation on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Research Profiles

Assistive technology for spinal cord injury care at Mayo Clinic

May 13, 2022
  1. Dicianno BE, et al. The future of the provision process for mobility assistive technology: A survey of providers. Disability and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology. 2019; doi:10.1080/17483107.2018.1448470. Accessed March 2, 2022.
  2. Spinal cord injury: Hope through research. National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke. Accessed March 2, 2022.
  3. AskMayoExpert. Functional electrical stimulation. Mayo Clinic; 2022. Accessed March 1, 2022.
  4. Baldassin V, et al. Computer assistive technology and associations with quality of life for individuals with spinal cord injury: A systematic review. Quality of Life Research. 2018;
  5. Provider profile. CARF International. Accessed March 3, 2022.
  6. Garlanger KL (expert opinion). Mayo Clinic. May 3, 2022.

Assistive technology for spinal cord injury