Meeting the needs of all children, adolescents, and young adults as they progress through spinal cord injury recovery. Pediatric spinal cord injuries can change a child and his or her family’s life in an instant. After surviving a traumatic event, parents and children are often left wondering what’s next.
The road to recovery starts with comprehensive rehabilitation. Nexus Children’s Hospital’s RISE Program offers a range of rehabilitative treatments designed to help children reach their goals. With a dedicated interdisciplinary team and over 30 years of experience guiding patients through neurological injury rehabilitation, we’re equipped with the knowledge and expertise needed for mending minds.
Our program incorporates multiple elements working together to help children progress through their spinal cord injury recovery. Treatment plans and goals are adjusted depending on the patient’s level of spinal cord injury and medical conditions.
Our program is designed for any patient who has experienced a spinal cord injury due to accident or health condition, including high-level cervical patients and those in disorders of consciousness who may not meet acute rehabilitation criteria*. Additionally, we accept patients with:
*Although our programs can provide an acute inpatient rehabilitation level of care (15 hours/week), patients do not have to be ready to participate in three hours of therapy a day at the time of their admission to qualify for programming.
Nexus' NeuroContinuum sequence provides a range of care for those recovering from acquired or traumatic brain injuries and other complicated illnesses or diseases.
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Contact our Admissions Department for more information and to begin the recovery process today.