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: