UT Southwestern offers one of the nation's premier neurological hospital treatment centers specializing in spinal cord injuries, central nervous system difficulties, and trauma.
Our comprehensive rehabilitation programs are leading-edge and nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), with Stroke Program Accreditation, as well as the Joint Commission, a not-for-profit group that certifies health care organizations.
Our mission is to help recently disabled patients achieve the highest-level possible of physical, functional, and cognitive independence, leading to a well-adjusted and productive lifestyle. Together, we'll work to achieve your maximum potential for independence.
Along with convenient facilities, we offer some of the latest technologies in rehabilitative medicine, including:
- Bioness H200
- Bioness L300
- Nintendo Wii therapy
Your treatment team will custom design a treatment program for you, which will include one-on-one therapy, team activities, and various medical treatments. They'll be assisted by a skilled staff of therapists and registered nurses, many of whom are certified rehabilitation nurses.
We offer a variety of therapies, including:
- Physical therapy
- Occupational therapy
- Speech therapy
- Recreational therapy
- Social work/case management
- Nutritional counseling
- Respiratory therapy
- Family rounds
Fully Equipped Facilities
The inpatient rehabilitation units offer private patient rooms and suites, fully equipped therapy gyms, a dining room, and a team conference room. In addition, a specialized "activities of daily living" room is designed to allow patients to practice daily living skills before returning home, such as making a bed, preparing a meal, or doing laundry.