When you are recovering from a
spinal cord injury (SCI), it is best to work with a
group of health professionals known as a rehabilitation (rehab) team. Your
rehab team designs a unique plan for your recovery that will help you recover
as much function as possible, prevent complications, and help you live as
independently as possible.
Other professionals that may help you during your rehab include a
registered dietitian to help you prepare a balanced
diet and take care of any special dietary needs, a vocational counselor to help
you find a job, and a sexual health specialist to help with intimacy and
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineMartin J. Gabica, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerNancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Current as ofOctober 14, 2016
Current as of:
October 14, 2016
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Nancy Greenwald, MD - Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
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