All people need spinal cord injury rehabilitation to optimize recovery and, if necessary, adapt to a new way of life after a spinal cord injury. Mayo Clinic's comprehensive spinal cord injury rehabilitation team works with you and your family to meet your ongoing needs, provide emotional support, improve your physical, mental and emotional functioning, and help you successfully re-enter your community.

Mayo Clinic's spinal cord injury rehabilitation team treats people with all causes of traumatic spinal cord injuries and nontraumatic spinal disorders, including spinal cord tumors, transverse myelitis, Guillain-Barre syndrome, multiple sclerosis, myelopathies, spinal cord infarctions and aneurysms.

The Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota offers state-of-the-art technology and many specialty services, including:

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Spinal cord injury rehabilitation care at Mayo Clinic

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Spinal cord injury rehabilitation