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Mayo Clinic researchers conduct research in spinal cord injury rehabilitation, including studying locomotor training 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 and repair.

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

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Locomotor training for spinal cord injury care at Mayo Clinic

May 05, 2018
References
  1. Smith AC, et al. A review on locomotor training after spinal cord injury: Reorganization of spinal neuronal circuits and recovery of motor function. Neural Plasticity. 2016;2016:1216258.
  2. Morrison SA, et al. Longitudinal recovery and reduced costs after 120 sessions of locomotor training for motor incomplete spinal cord injury. Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. In press. Accessed Feb. 10, 2018.
  3. Mehrholz J, et al. Is body-weight-supported treadmill training or robotic-assisted gait training superior to overground gait training and other forms of physiotherapy in people with spinal cord injury? A systematic review. Spine. 2017;55:722.
  4. Baker GS. Spinal cord injuries. Minnesota Medicine. 1949;32:1094.
  5. Riggin EA. AllscriptsEPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. March 31, 2017.
  6. Provider profile. CARF International. http://www.carf.org/providerProfile.aspx?cid=8020. Accessed Jan. 17, 2018.

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