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Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

HealthSouth Deaconess Rehabilitation Hospital recognizes that early rehabilitation treatment is critical to help patients achieve their fullest potential following a spinal cord injury. There are issues and unique needs of a spinal cord injured individual that require special attention. The goal of rehab is to assist in developing a lifestyle that will allow maximum functional independence so that a person may return home.   


Specialized Care Includes:

  • Customized wheelchair seating
  • Evaluation for and fitting of adaptive equipment and splinting
  • Comprehensive psychological counseling
  • NDT trained staff
  • Management of bowel and bladder function
  • Independent living apartment
  • Medication management  

Our Services

  •  Comprehensive therapy offered 3-5 hours per day, 7 days a week
  •  Team care conferences, patient/family conferences to discuss goals and discharge planning
  •  Full continuum of care to include inpatient, outpatient, and monthly SCI clinic
  •  Comprehensive diagnosis specific education and training for patient and family

Our Experts

  •  Board Certified Family Medicine Physician
  •  Neurologist
  •  Physiatrist
  •  Psychologist
  •  Rehabilitation Nurse
  •  Pharmacist
  •  Rehabilitation Counselor   Case Manager
  •  Physical Therapist
  •  Occupational Therapist
  •  Speech Therapist
  •  Registered Dietitian
  •  Respiratory Therapist

For more information, contact HealthSouth at 812/ 476-9983 or 800/ 677-3422.