Our team of rehabilitation specialists develops individualized treatment programs for spinal cord injury patients.
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At Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona, we understand the unique challenges caused by spinal cord injury and are committed to providing the most advanced spinal cord injury rehabilitation programs. Our team of rehabilitation specialists develops individualized treatment programs for spinal cord injury patients to help them regain strength and movement to achieve maximum mobility and independence.
About 17,700 spinal cord injuries occur each year in the U.S. with as many as 358,000 Americans living with spinal cord injury.*
Spinal cord injury levels can range from complete injuries, which result in total paralysis and loss of sensation below the point of injury, to incomplete which results in varied degrees of loss of movement and sensation. Our hospital treats a variety of levels of spinal cord injury.
*Source: Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems
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