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St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center
People choose the Neuro Rehabilitation Center at St. Joseph’s Barrow Neurological Institute because of our commitment to patients. Our primary goal is to help patients enhance their quality of life through improving skills, maximizing independence, and renewing self-esteem. St. Joseph’s also provides a Barrow Spinal Cord Injury Wellness Program through the Outpatient Rehabilitation Center which includes comprehensive follow-up services to persons with spinal cord injury and other related disabilities throughout the lifespan.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Phoenix, AZ
(855) 953-1381


Casa Colina Centers for Rehabilitation
Casa Colina Centers for RehabilitationThe Casa Colina Spinal Cord Injury Program is renowned for offering one of the most extensive spinal cord injury care and rehabilitation facilities available in the country. It offers various levels of care that include Casa Colina Hospital, a Joint Commission-accredited facility, which has a unique physician-directed program designed to help those with spinal cord injuries travel the path to recovery through inpatient or outpatient rehabilitation.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Pomona, CA
866-724-4127, ext. 3900

Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center
For more than 30 years, Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center has provided a comprehensive spinal cord injury rehabilitation program for the Central Valley and surrounding areas. Located within Community Regional Medical Center, a Level 1 Trauma and Burn center, our hospital-based inpatient rehabilitation unit provides a multidisciplinary approach to training patients and their caregivers to go home with the highest level if independence possible. Our formal spinal cord injury education series is customized to each individual patient and is designed to fully inform patients and their caregivers about living with a spinal cord injury. After discharge, there is a Spinal Cord Injury support group sponsored by Leon S. Peters Rehabilitation Center for individuals to remain connected, gain access to resources, meet other individuals with spinal cord injuries and their caregivers, and get involved.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Fresno, CA
559-459-6000 x-5578


Craig Hospital – The Rocky Mountain Regional Spinal Injury System
Since 1974, Craig Hospital has been recognized as a Model Spinal Cord Injury System by the US Department of Education, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research. The Model Systems programs promote research, service provision and exemplary health care to meet the needs of individuals with spinal cord injuries across the continuum of their lives.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Englewood, CO


The Gaylord Hospital – New England Regional Spinal Cord Injury Center
The Gaylord HospitalGaylord’s Spinal Cord Injury program focuses on the recovery and rehabilitation of people who have experienced spinal cord dysfunction from trauma or disease. The program works to restore as much physical ability as possible and help the patient and family cope with the emotional consequences of the patient’s injuries.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Wallingford, CT
(203) 284-2800

Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Hospital
mount-sinai-rehab-hospitalThe Spinal Cord and Neurological Program is designed to treat people with traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injuries and neurological conditions, such as multiple sclerosis, motor neuron diseases, polyneuropathy, Guillain-Barré syndrome, muscular dystrophy and Parkinson’s disease. The focus is to educate patients and families with the ultimate goal of maximizing independence and transition into a new lifestyle.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Hartford, CT


Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital
 Brooks Rehabilitation HospitalBrooks Rehabilitation Hospital is a 157 bed, not-for-profit hospital that offers specialized Spinal Cord Injury services through an interdisciplinary approach utilizing medical, nursing, and therapy experts and advanced rehabilitation treatment options. The Brooks Rehabilitation Spinal Cord Injury System of Care includes our Neuro-Recovery Center, Outpatient, Home Health, Adaptive Sports and Recreation, School Re-entry as well as opportunities to participate in research. 94% of our patients who have experienced a spinal cord injury would recommend the Brooks Rehabilitation Hospital to others. We meet the high standards necessary for CARF accreditation for SCI Rehabilitation and are a designated Florida Brain & Spinal Cord Injury facility in Northeast Florida.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Jacksonville, FL
(904) 345-7600

Neuro Fit 360

NeuroFit360 exists to challenge the status quo by pushing the boundaries of preconceived notions regarding physical abilities and to improve the quality of life of individuals with neurological injuries through intense exercise-based recovery program, education, support and encouragement.


  • NeuroFit360 provides a safe, high intensity program designed to promote recovery and well being for individuals suffering from post-neurological trauma.
  • NeuroFit360 provides an intense repetitive exercise based program tailored to meet individual needs for clients of any age, appropriate during any stage of recovery with physician approval.
  • The NeuroFit360 program promotes exercise intervention as a tool for prevention of secondary unwanted health conditions i.e. pressure sores, joint contractures, and heterotopic ossification.

New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Pembroke Pines, FL
(954) 252-8020

Pinecrest Rehabilitation Hospital
Pinecrest Rehabilitation and Outpatient Hospital at Delray Medical CenterA traumatic event that results in a SCI is devastating to the person and the family. The healthcare team educates the family after hospitalization and rehabilitation on how to best care for the person at home and outlines specific clinical problems that require immediate medical attention by the patient’s physician.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Delray Beach, FL


Emory Center for Rehabilitation
The Spinal Cord Injury Program is an acute rehabilitation program providing comprehensive, coordinated and integrated services to patients who present with spinal cord injury. Injuries may be the result of motor vehicle accidents, falls, spinal stenosis or disease. The purpose of the Spinal Cord Program is to restore each individual to the highest level of independent functioning within the limits imposed by injury to the spinal cord.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Atlanta, GA

Shepherd Center, Inc. – Southeastern Regional Spinal Cord Injury Model System
Georgia Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System-Shepherd CenterShepherd Center treats a high volume of spinal cord injury (SCI) patients with any level of injury, including those who are ventilator dependent or have a dual diagnosis of spinal cord and brain injury.

Shepherd Center has specialized treatment teams for patients age 12 – 64, as well as for patients who require medical/surgical care from secondary complications.

Our patients go on to achieve some of the greatest functional improvements from the time they are admitted to the time they are discharged when compared to similar facilities and national statistics.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Atlanta, GA


Edward Hines, Jr. VA Hospital
Welcome to the Hines Spinal Cord Injury/Disorders Service. Our goal at Hines SCI/D is to offer every spinal cord injured Veteran the optimum continuum of care in order that they can achieve and maintain their highest possible level of independence and functioning. Each Veteran in our Spinal Cord Injury/Disorder Service is treated with respect, dignity, compassion, and concern. We aim to listen and develop all goals and outcomes in partnership with the Veteran and his/her family, providing clear explanations and assistance at every step of the rehabilitation and treatment process.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Hines, IL

Marianjoy Hospital
Marianjoy’s goal is to provide exceptional, compassionate and individualizes treatment to assist the patients and family in rebuilding their lives. Our experienced staff has dedicated their lives to improving the outcomes of patients with spinal cord injury. At every level of care, patient needs and goals are our focus. We pride ourselves on our interdisciplinary approach, where our team works together to optimize the patient’s performance.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Wheaton, IL
(800) 462-2366

Memorial Medical Center
Memorial Medical CenterMemorial’s inpatient spinal cord injury (SCI) rehabilitation program is an interdisciplinary treatment program for people recovering from an SCI. To address the many life changes brought about by SCI, we’ve designed an intensive treatment program focusing on the patient and the family.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Springfield, IL
(217) 788-3302

Midwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury Care System (MRSCIS) – Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago has been a recognized leader in comprehensive spinal cord injury rehabilitation services for more than 25 years. Designated as the Midwest’s Model System Spinal Cord Injury Center by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR), RIC continues to pioneer research, as well as medical and technological advancements, for people with spinal cord injuries.

As a result of our expertise, patients with both non-traumatic and traumatic spinal cord injuries at RIC are both satisfied with their care and have better outcomes, compared to the national average.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Chicago, IL
(217) 788-3302


Rehabilitation Hospital of Indiana
Rehabilitation Hospital of IndianaEach spinal cord injury is significantly different and requires different treatment methods of rehabilitation. There are several levels of spinal cord injuries. Multiple life changes come with every spinal cord injury. In order to improve the quality of life for spinal cord injury patients, RHI offers the most comprehensive individualized care to every patient that comes through our doors.

New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Indianapolis, IN


Mid America Rehabilitation Hospital
mid-america-healthsouth-logoMidAmerica Rehabilitation Hospital is a 98-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. We are accredited by The Joint Commission to provide specialized medical and therapeutic services. We offer a more comprehensive regime with frequent physician visits, certified rehabilitation registered nurses, around-the-clock nursing care and personalized therapy programs. Combined with our state-of-the-art technology, experience and knowledge, our services provide patients with the expert care they need to reach maximum levels of independence and function.New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Overland Park, KS
(913) 491-2400


Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital
Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation HospitalCardinal Hill’s Spinal Cord Program was established in 1978. Accredited by CARF, this program is devoted to treating individuals who have experienced a traumatic or non-traumatic spinal cord injury.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Lexington, KY

Frazier Rehab Institute – Spinal Cord Medicine
frazier-rehab-instituteFrazier’s Spinal Cord Medicine Program, provides innovative, world-class treatment to those affected with spinal cord impairments resulting from trauma, disease or congenital abnormalities. Frazier is one of only 14 spinal cord model systems in the U.S. and the lead center for the NeuroRecovery Network and the Locomotor Training Program.

The leading acute rehabilitation program provides comprehensive treatment utilizing state-of-the-art technologies designed to maximize functional recovery. The multi-disciplinary, patient-centered approach to care provides individualized treatment and support to patients/their families beginning in the acute hospital setting and continuing throughout the lifespan.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Louisville, KY


The Rehabilitation Center at Children’s Hospital New Orleans
The Rehabilitation Center at Children's Hospital New OrleansThe Rehabilitation Center at Children’s Hospital New Orleans is the primary provider of inpatient rehabilitation services in Louisiana. It is the only CARF accredited pediatric facility in the state.

The primary diagnoses treated include, spinal cord injury, stroke, limb deficiency, neuromuscular conditions, traumatic injuries, cardiopulmonary conditions and brain dysfunction.

For more information call Lynn Kaska, Rehabilitation Case Manager at 504-896-2177 or check out our website, www.chnola.org/rehab
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
New Orleans, LA
(504) 896-2177

Touro Rehabilitation Center
The Spinal Cord Injury rehabilitation services provided are guided by our mission of compassionate, family-oriented rehabilitation services. We improve the quality of life for adolescents and adults by enhancing function, increasing independence and facilitating community re-entry.

The inpatient Spinal Cord Injury Program provides rehabilitation services for patients with spinal cord injuries or spinal cord dysfunction.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner

New Orleans, LA


Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland
Adventist Rehabilitation Hospital of MarylandAdventist Rehabilitation Hospital of Maryland is the first and only acute rehabilitation hospital in Montgomery County. It offers comprehensive rehabilitation programs for traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, strokes, amputations, orthopedic injuries and surgeries, sports related injuries, work-related injuries, cardiopulmonary conditions and neurological disorders.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Rockville, MD
(240) 864-6132

Kennedy Krieger Institute – The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI)
The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury (ICSCI) at Kennedy Krieger Institute was founded on the philosophy that individuals with paralysis can always hope for recovery of sensation, function, mobility, and independence, months and even years after injury. Another realization was that children are most likely to benefit from intense rehabilitation. ICSCI is one of the first facilities in the world to combine innovative research with a unique focus on restoration and rehabilitation for children and adults with chronic paralysis.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Baltimore, MD
(888) 923-9222

Kernan Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation
Individuals who have experienced a spinal cord injury often have difficulty with mobility, self-care, work-related skills, leisure activities and community reintegration. The Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program at Kernan is especially designed to help individuals with spinal cord injury or dysfunction reach their highest level of independent living.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Baltimore, MD
(410) 448-2500


Weldon Rehabilitation Center at Mercy Medical Center
mercy-medical-centerRestoring independence and helping people heal after illness or injury is the mission of Weldon Rehabilitation Hospital. This is one of only 28 hospitals of its type in the United States, accredited by the Commission for the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF)*. Weldon is the only Massachusetts hospital within a 50-mile radius of Springfield to earn CARF accreditation. The heart of Weldon’s expertise is its care for complex, neurologically and medically involved patients—those with multiple, simultaneous problems. Each hospitalized patient is seen daily by a physiatrist—a physician who treats injuries and disabilities with a battery of nonsurgical treatments such as physical and occupational therapy, prescription medications, acupuncture and spinal injections.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Springfield, MA
(413) 748-6840


DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan
The Center for Spinal Cord Injury Recovery® (CSCIR) is a unique, internationally renowned setting where innovation is our focus and recovery is our goal. A place where “thinking outside the box” and “the sky’s the limit” are not just catch-phrases, but the foundation of our program.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Detroit, MI

Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital
Mary Freebed Rehabilitation HospitalThe Spinal Cord Injury Program at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital features a full continuum of care that includes inpatient rehabilitation, outpatient therapy, and outpatient medical services. We provide intensive, comprehensive, coordinated multidisciplinary rehabilitation for adults who have experienced spinal cord injury, whether due to trauma or disease. Our goal is to restore our patients’ hope and freedom by maximizing their level of independence and enhancing their quality of life. Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission and CARF with special accreditation from CARF for our Spinal Cord System of Care.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Grand Rapids, MI


Methodist Rehabilitation Center
methodist-rehab-centerSince 1975, Methodist Rehabilitation Center (MRC) in Jackson, Miss. has helped restore ability and hope to thousands disabled by spinal cord injuries, GBS, MS and other neurological conditions. Our medical staff and researchers work together to bring the latest evidence-based therapies to patients. And our extensive network of outpatient services helps patients stay healthy, active and independent. MRC also provides residential care for people with severe spinal cord injuries through our 60-bed Methodist Specialty Care Center.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Jackson, MS
(601) 981-2611


The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City
The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas CityOur services help children and adults who have experienced a serious illness or injury resulting in a significant loss of physical and/or cognitive function regain lost abilities or learn new skills needed to be self-sufficient and engage in family, school or work and community life. Our services consist of day treatment and outpatient rehabilitation programs for children and adults who have experienced a brain injury, stroke, spinal cord injury or other debilitating neurological illness, injury or birth defect.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Kansas City, MO

SSM Rehabilitation Hospital
ssm-rehab-hospitalSSM Rehabilitation Hospital in Bridgeton, Missouri provides a comprehensive rehabilitation program for persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) and their significant others, from time of injury through long-term follow-up in the community. Our goal is to maximize our patients’ medical, physical, psychological, social, recreational and vocational potential. Our program provides services to persons with acute or chronic, traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord injuries. The program is lead by our SCI Board Certified physiatrist, Dr. Abna Ogle, MD and is comprised of SCI specialty trained multidisciplinary treatment team members.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Bridgeton, MO
(314) 768-5200


Madonna Rehabilitation Hospital
Madonna’s team of highly specialized physiatrists, therapists, rehabilitation nurses and clinicians work with the most advanced technology and equipment to help each person achieve the highest level of independence. Rehabilitation means “renewal.” At Madonna, this means healing the whole person in mind, body and spirit. It is compassionate care that extends to the patient’s family and friends, creating a circle of support that makes recovery a reality.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Lincoln, NE

qli-logoQLI recognizes that great rehabilitation is more than the science of physical recovery – it is the art of rebuilding a life. QLI’s program blends the best of medicine, education and psychology, going beyond the traditional therapy room to a truly applied and functional approach. This innovative clinical model matched with our exceptional staff, unrivaled clinical expertise and state-of-the-art facilities have earned a national reputation and outcomes that lead the industry.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Omaha, NE

New Jersey

Bacharach Institute for Rehabilitation
From intensive rehab and medical therapy, to social and psychological support, Bacharach offers a complete package of comprehensive services specially designed to provide a physical and emotional safe haven for both the injured and their loved ones.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Pomona, NJ
(609) 748-5480

Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation – Northern New Jersey Spinal Cord Injury System
Kessler Institute for RehabKessler, one of only five federally-designated Model Systems for the treatment and research of both spinal cord injury and traumatic brain injury, provides an unparalleled continuum of care, from comprehensive inpatient treatment to extensive outpatient, community reintegration and lifelong follow-up services. Ranked as the best rehabilitation hospital in the East and one of the top two in the nation by U.S. News, Kessler delivers interdisciplinary, evidence-based treatment and leading-edge technologies to advance individual patient progress.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
West Orange, NJ

New York

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital
The goal of Burke’s Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program is to help achieve the highest level of independence possible following spinal cord injury or disease. We serve adolescent through elderly patients with diagnoses such as traumatic spinal cord injury, spinal cord hemorrhage and infarction, multiple sclerosism transverse myelitis, and spinal tumors.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
White Plains, NY
(914) 597-2500

Helen Hayes Hospital
At Helen Hayes Hospital’s Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation Program, patients benefit from a full range of rehabilitative services dedicated to enabling them to resume active, independent lives. Our philosophy is to let the patient be our guide, helping our skilled specialists design an individualized treatment plan to meet the patient’s specific needs and goals.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
New York, NY

James J. Peters VA Medical Center
The mission of the VA Rehabilitation, Research & Development National Center of Excellence for the Medical Consequences of Spinal Cord Injury is to improve patients’ quality of life and increase their longevity by preventing and intervening in the secondary medical consequences that result from having a spinal cord injury.

The James J. Peters VA will be known for outstanding and compassionate service to our veterans, our collaboration with the communities which we serve and our education and research initiatives.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Bronx, NY

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Mount Sinai Spinal Cord InjuryEvery year in the US, close to 11,000 people sustain spinal cord injuries-and a total of 250,000 – 400,000 individuals live with the results of spinal cord injuries. Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) can be of either a traumatic or non-traumatic nature. The most frequent causes of spinal cord injury are auto and sports accidents, falls, and industrial mishaps. More than half of the people who sustain these injuries are 30 years old or younger, and the majority of them are men. The Mount Sinai Rehabilitation Center is a leader in the acute and rehabilitative treatment of SCI.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
New York, NY
(212) 241-6500

St Charles Hospital Rehabilitation Center
st-charles-rehab-hospitalThe rehabilitation experts at St. Charles Hospital understand the unique needs of patients with a spinal cord injury. We provide the most progressive, technologically advanced services available in our multidisciplinary inpatient and outpatient programs. These CARF-accredited programs establish an individualized rehabilitation plan featuring a continuum of care in which the patient and family actively participate. Therapies offered include the ERGYS 2, a stationary bike for patients with paralysis, and a wheelchair seating clinic.
For more information about Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation at St. Charles Hospital, please call (631) 474-6797.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Port Jefferson, NY
(631) 474-6797

Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of Rochester
Strong Memorial Hospital of the University of RochesterAt the University of Rochester Medical Center, we provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary and patient & family centered care to individuals affected by spinal cord injury. Housed in the major medical center of a level I Trauma and regional Burn center, our hospital based program is unparalleled in the Upstate New York region. Each of our patients benefits from a personal rehabilitative team with expertise in spinal cord injury medicine. We treat our patients utilizing state of the art equipment and the best treatment techniques. In addition, we have an expert team of specialists from Physiatry, Orthopedics and Neurosurgery to coordinate and collaborate the care of our patients within one health system under one roof. Our goal is to provide the highest level of care to help patients regain their function and quality of life in the best possible ways.

Our Spinal Cord systems of care along with the Stroke systems of care and the comprehensive adult and pediatric rehabilitation programs is the only system in the region that is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF), the agency responsible for setting the standards for the delivery of superior rehabilitative care.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Rochester, NY

Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital
The SCI program at Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital in Schenectady, NY provides each patient with a comprehensive, interdisciplinary and individualized treatment plan designed to assist each patient to achieve their maximal level of independence. State of the art technology and treatment techniques and a focus on patient education help us to attain these goals.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Schenectady, NY

North Carolina

Carolinas Rehabilitation
Carolinas RehabilitationCarolinas Rehabilitation offers one of the most renowned and effective spinal cord injury (SCI) programs in the Southeast. Year after year, our program helps our patients reach optimal functional levels faster and returns more people to their homes than most other rehabilitation hospitals. Located adjacent to Carolinas Medical Center, one of the nation’s top-ranked hospitals, Carolinas Rehabilitation combines experienced care teams with services that help our patients overcome the many hurdles of rehabilitation.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Charlotte, NC

Cone Health System
Cone Health SystemThe Cone Health Inpatient Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive rehabilitation services to individuals who have experienced spinal cord injury. The rehabilitation physician and team members work with patients and families to create a personal treatment plan to help each patient regain as much independence as possible, with the goal of returning to home and the community.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner

Greensboro, NC

J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging and Rehabilitation – Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging and Rehabilitation Located on the campus of Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, the J. Paul Sticht Center on Aging and Rehabilitation offers comprehensive acute inpatient rehabilitation programs that focus on reducing activity limitations and maximizing the quality of life for individuals 13 years of age and older who have experienced life altering injury and disease.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Winston-Salem, NC

Vidant Medical Center
Injuries to the spinal cord may interfere with this vital communication between the brain and the body. Our center has a 12-bed specialty unit and a dedicated program for patients with spinal cord injuries who comprise nearly 5 percent of our patient population. The center provides rehabilitation services to patients who experience paraplegia (paralysis of the legs and trunk below chest level) and quadriplegia (movement lost in arms and legs).

The good news for patients with such injuries is that advanced medical intervention and rehabilitation may offer more than survival – they can provide the hope of returning to families, jobs or school. We use a team approach to evaluate the need for assistive technology, help our patients adjust to their injuries and reduce the effects of their impairments.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Greenville, NC

WakeMed Rehab Hospital
WakeMed’s inpatient rehabilitation is the first step in the spinal cord rehabilitation continuum, offering specialized rehabilitation services following discharge from the hospital setting. Patients’ length of stay in inpatient rehabilitation is contingent on a number of factors, including level and type of injury, ability to participate in the intensive therapy program, and therapeutic goals.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Raleigh, NC


MetroHealth Medical Center-Northeast Ohio Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
Northeast Ohio Regional Spinal Cord Injury SystemThe MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio, founded in 1953 as Highland View Hospital, was one of the nation’s first hospitals dedicated solely to rehabilitation. Our long and focused history has allowed the MetroHealth Rehabilitation Institute to develop a level of expertise that has become a regional resource and a national model.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Cleveland, OH
(216) 778-3483

Miami Valley Hospital
The Spinal Cord Injury Program at the Miami Valley Hospital (MVH) Rehabilitation Institute of Ohio provides comprehensive, advanced rehabilitative care and treatment for people with spinal cord injuries. We help these patients and their caregivers develop skills and strategies to move beyond the injury to live productive, independent lives.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Dayton, OH


Integris Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Network
The spinal cord injury program at INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation in Oklahoma City offers a comprehensive range of pediatric and adult services to treat injuries and diseases that affect the spinal cord. INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation services range from inpatient and outpatient programs to community and home-based rehabilitative care.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Oklahoma City, OK


Legacy Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon
legacy-health-logoLegacy Rehabilitation Institute of Oregon (RIO) is a 36 bed acute comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation unit located on the fifth and sixth floors of Legacy Good Samaritan Medical Center in Portland, OR. RIO offers services to adults who are recovering from stroke, multiple sclerosis, acquired brain injury, amputation, spinal cord injury, multiple trauma and burns. Rehabilitation treatment at RIO includes daily updates with the rehabilitation physician, rehabilitation nursing care and individualized intensive one on one therapy services for at least three hours five days per week. Each patient at RIO has a team of rehabilitation experts that includes a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor, rehabilitation nurse, occupational therapist, physical therapist, social worker and therapeutic recreation specialist for all patients. A speech and language pathologist and neuropsychologist join the team when needed. RIO also has respiratory therapists and pulmonary doctors to help provide services for people who are dependent on mechanical ventilators for breathing.

RIO’s preadmission screening nurses can be reached at 503.413.6931 or 1-800-621.6446.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Portland, OR
(503) 413-7151


Allied Services Rehabilitation Hospital
The overall goals of the spinal cord injury program are to assist the patient to achieve functional independence, to improve his/her quality of life and to provide effective patient/family education. The spinal cord injury rehab team at Allied Rehab Hospital works in developing individualized treatment plans and training formats aimed at assessing patient risk, promoting functional gains and teaching the patient/family effective coping skills for life after discharge from rehab.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Scranton, PA
(570) 348-1360

The Children’s Institute
The Children's Institute The Children’s Institute of Pittsburgh is dedicated to promoting the well-being of children, young people and their families and to providing services that meet their special needs. The Children’s Institute is the only resource in Pennsylvania offering a continuum of services for children with special needs that includes a hospital, school and social services agency. As a rehabilitation hospital, we offer care specialized care for young people living with spinal cord injury or disorders.

Pittsburgh, PA

Moss Rehabilitation Hospital

MossRehab offers a personalized and comprehensive approach to spinal cord injury rehabilitation through our system of inpatient, outpatient, day hospital, day therapy and life-time follow up programs. We treat patients at various levels and severity of spinal cord injury as the result of both traumatic and non-traumatic spinal cord dysfunction.

New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Elkins Park, PA
(215) 663-6000

UPMC Rehabilitation Institute at Mercy

Spinal cord injuries and diseases affect a person’s ability to function independently in all areas of daily living.

As one of the country’s leading rehabilitation programs, spinal cord injury patients at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute have access to state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive services to help assist with recovery.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Pittsburgh, PA
1-800-533-UPMC (8762)

South Carolina

HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Charleston

HealthSouth Rehabilitation can help you regain as much strength and movement as possible. And just as important, it helps you learn ways to function more efficiently at home, at school, at work and in the community. Our team of rehabilitative and medical specialists develops individualized treatment programs for all patients, providing the support and guidance needed to achieve the highest level of independence.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Charleston, SC

Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital
As a division of Roger C. Peace Hospital-Rehabilitation, the Spinal Cord Injury Program strives to provide comprehensive care to persons with spinal cord injuries due to either trauma, degeneration or disease, enabling the persons served to achieve optimal health and physical function. Patients with neurological impairments or related diagnoses such as Guillain-Barre’ Syndrome or Multiple Sclerosis will be considered on an individual basis. The Spinal Cord Injury Program will serve as part of the continuum of services offered to persons with spinal cord injury through shared therapists, consistent treatment protocols, training of acute personnel and community education.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Greenville, SC
(800) 868-8871


Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center
Patricia Neal Rehabilitation CenterThe Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center’s Spinal Cord Injury Program is designed to assist those disabled by spinal injury and disease to recover the greatest degree of functional independence and highest quality of life possible. The program is interdisciplinary and requires intensive involvement by the client and family in goal-setting, therapies and evaluation.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Knoxville, TN

Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital
Spinal cord injury rehabilitation is complex and multifaceted. Our hospital’s approach centers on a team of highly qualified experts using advanced rehabilitation technology and treatments. Together, they create an individualized treatment plan to meet physical, cognitive and emotional needs of the patient and loved ones.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Nashville, TN


HealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of San Antonio (RISA)
healthsouth-riosaHealthSouth Rehabilitation Institute of San Antonio is committed to providing the specialized rehabilitation needed for spinal cord injury patients. Our spinal cord program helps patients regain as much strength and movement as possible. It teaches patients new, effective ways to function in their roles at home and in the community. Rehabilitative and medical specialists develop individualized treatment programs for all patients, providing support and guidance to help them reach their highest level of independence.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
San Antonio, TX
(210) 691-0737

Texas Health Harris Methodist – Fort Worth
Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth is 726-bed, Magnet-designated regional referral center that has served the residents of Tarrant County since 1930. The hospital’s services include cardiovascular services, high-risk and routine obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics and sports medicine, neonatal intensive care, and trauma/emergency medicine. Texas Health Fort Worth is also home to the 100-bed Texas Health Harris Methodist Heart Center. An affiliate of the faith-based, nonprofit Texas Health Resources system, Texas Health Fort Worth has more than 4,000 employees, 200 volunteers and nearly 1,000 physicians practicing on the medical staff. For more information, call 1-877-THR-WELL, or visit www.TexasHealth.org.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Fort Worth, TX

Texas Model Spinal Cord Injury System
tirr-memorial-hermann-logoTIRR focuses on patient needs and practices a unified, interdisciplinary approach to patient care. We consider our mission to be accomplished when persons with spinal cord injuries, within their individual capabilities and opportunities, achieve a quality of life with personal independence, productive functioning and maximum state of health.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Houston, TX
(713) 799-5000

Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth
The Spinal Cord Rehabilitation program at Texas Rehabilitation Hospital of Fort Worth offers comprehensive rehabilitation for spinal cord injuries, either traumatic or non-traumatic, for patients needing a specialized and coordinated process to amplify a patient’s physical, emotional, and psychological ability. Patients benefit from neuro-psychological treatments that maximize independence in self-care, activities of daily living, and mobility.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Fort Worth, TX

UT Southwestern Rehabilitation Unit
ut-southwestern-rehab-logoThe multidisciplinary team at UT Southwestern Medical Center provides a comprehensive rehabilitation program tailored specifically for patients who sustained traumatic or nontraumatic spinal cord injury (SCI). Team members include physicians with specialized SCI training; rehabilitation nurses; physical, occupational, speech, recreational and respiratory therapists; psychologists; clinical dietitians; and social workers.
The SCI Program includes:

  • Inpatient rehabilitation
  • Outpatient rehabilitation
  • Education for families and patients
  • Wheelchair seating clinic
  • Spasticity management

Additional services for SCI patients:

  • Mineral metabolism clinic
  • Neuromuscular disorders clinic
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Pulmonology
  • Urology

New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Dallas, TX


University of Utah Health Care Rehabilitation Center
Persons who have spinal cord injury experience a number of functional limitations. Our goal is for you to achieve the highest level of function by creating a personalized rehabilitation plan. The rehab plan will help the patient and their family, set and reach physical, mental and emotional goals to enable the patient to return to the community.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Salt Lake City, UT


Fletcher Allen Rehabilitation
Every patient at Fletcher Allen Inpatient Acute Rehabilitation is cared for by a team of rehabilitation experts. Our doctors, nurses and therapists have advanced training in rehabilitation, enabling them to customize a care plan for each patient’s unique needs. Our patients benefit from participation in acute rehab: intensive therapy five days a week and daily consultation with a physiatrist (a medical doctor who specializes in rehab).
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Colchester, VT
(802) 847-6900


Inova Mount Vernon Hospital
The Spinal Cord Injury Program at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital offers vigorous rehabilitative care for adults with traumatic or non-traumatic spinal cord disorders, including contusions, fractures, tumors, myelitis and such degenerative diseases as spinal stenosis.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Alexandria, VA
(703) 664-7924

UVA – HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital
Spinal cord injuries are traumatic, life-altering events for patients and their parents, siblings and loved ones.

Our physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists provide rehabilitation services for children and teens with spinal cord injuries to help restore quality of life and help children reach their fullest potential.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Charlottesville, VA

VCU Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
VCU PM&R provides a complete program of care for persons with SCI and their families. VCU Health System is one of five Level I Trauma Centers in the Commonwealth of Virginia and the only one in central Virginia. Comprehensiveness, interdisciplinary communication, consumer needs assessments and integration of a continuum of services are important values which have guided program development at VCU.The VCU system of care continues to develop, and partnerships with local,regional and national rehabilitation agencies.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Richmond, VA


University of Washington Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
The Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System (NWRSCIS), centered within the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine at the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Centers in Seattle, is one of only 14 model spinal cord injury centers in the U.S. The NWRSCIS is dedicated to improving the lives of people with SCI in the Pacific Northwest through excellent patient care, clinically relevant research, and education to individuals with SCI, their families and professionals.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Seattle, WA

Washington, DC

MedStar National Rehabilitation Hospital
At MedStar NRH, we focus on the whole person, helping a patient reach the highest level of health and independence possible. A patient may enter the Spinal Cord Program through the Spinal Cord Day Program or the Inpatient Spinal Cord unit.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Washington, DC


Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Spinal Cord Injury Program
Froedert Memorial Lutheran Hospital The Froedtert & The Medical College of Wisconsin Spinal Cord Injury Program provides individualized, comprehensive care to patients with spinal cord injuries and their families. This is a unique, carefully integrated transdisciplinary program. We address patients’ physical recovery as well as their psychological health with the goal of helping them resume their lives with as much independence as possible.
New Beginnings BackPack Partner
Milwaukee, WI