Overview

After a spinal cord injury, you'll need spinal cord injury rehabilitation to optimize recovery and perhaps adapt to a new way of life. 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
  • Provide spinal cord injury-specific education and resources
  • Help you successfully re-enter your community.

Mayo Clinic's spinal cord injury rehabilitation team treats people with all causes of traumatic or nontrauma spinal cord injuries, including spinal cord tumors, spinal cord or vertebral infections, 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:

Clinical trials

Explore Mayo Clinic studies testing new treatments, interventions and tests as a means to prevent, detect, treat or manage this disease.

Spinal cord injury rehabilitation care at Mayo Clinic

March 30, 2018
References
  1. Spinal cord injury information page. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/All-Disorders/Spinal-Cord-Injury-Information-Page. Accessed Aug. 16, 2017.
  2. Spinal trauma. Merck Manual Professional Version. http://www.merckmanuals.com/professional/injuries_poisoning/spinal_trauma/spinal_trauma.html?qt=spinal trauma&alt=sh. Accessed Aug. 16, 2017.
  3. Provider profile. CARF International. http://www.carf.org/providerProfile.aspx?cid=8020. Accessed Aug. 16, 2017.
  4. Riggin EA. Allscripts EPSi. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn. Feb. 22, 2017.

Spinal cord injury rehabilitation