Does This Sound Like you?
- Do you have difficulty walking or are you unable to walk since your accident?
- Do you require assistance from others to transfer into/out of bed?
- Do you have tightness and spasticity in your stomach, arms or legs?
- Do you have bowel/bladder dysfunction?
Do You feel this way?
- Can't do the activities you used to enjoy?
- Can't perform your job duties?
- Can't perform activities of daily living?
- Have a hard time moving around?
What Can I do to help?
- Make a decision about how you want to get help
- See your doctor
- KEEP MOVING! It is important that people who have had spinal cord injury exercise to prevent secondary complications and to enhance mobility in spared muscles.
- Schedule an appointment with us!
What will we do for you
- Educate you on how your injury has affected your body
- Recommend and fit for specialized equipment like wheelchairs, cushions and adaptive equipment
- Create an individualized exercise program to enhance the movement you still had
- Stimulate the muscles affected by the injury to enhance potential for muscle recovery
- Teach you and your caregivers how to perform a stretching technique to relieve tightness
Ways we have helped this condition in the past
- Improve independence to decrease amount of assistance required from others for transferring, walking, or maneuvering wheelchair
- Prevent pressure ulcers or teach you or your caregiver how to care for and decrease pressure on a wound you may already have
- Give you your best chance at muscle return in muscles affected by accident
- Provide strength and energy to perform activities of daily living