Inpatient Rehabilitation

A patient practices gait training with the assistance of a physical therapist and therapy tech.

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 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.

Leading-Edge Therapies

Along with convenient facilities, we offer some of the latest technologies in rehabilitative medicine, including:

  • Biofeedback
  • Bioness H200
  • Bioness L300
  • LiteGait
  • VitalStim
  • SaeboFlex
  • 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
  • Psychology
  • Social work/case management
  • Nutritional counseling
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Family rounds

Fully Equipped Facilities

A patient practices preparing a meal in the daily activities kitchen.

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.

Our comprehensive rehabilitation programs are leading-edge and nationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), as well as the Joint Commission, a not-for-profit group that certifies health care organizations.