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    Specialized Outpatient Programs

    Comprehensive Integrated Spinal Cord Injury Program

    This program is a coordinated, outcome-driven, integrated rehabilitation program that provides individualized and expert treatment for adult spinal cord injury survivors so that they may achieve greater life satisfaction, independence and productivity. We emphasize a comprehensive and personalized approach to recovery that focuses on the cognitive, emotional, behavioral, social, and physical well being of the individual. Our goal is to achieve functional outcomes focused on home and community integration along with enhancement of self-worth and engagement in productive activities. We are accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF).

    Davies Campus
    Castro & Duboce Streets
    San Francisco, CA

    Program Components

    Our Program is designed for adults with spinal cord injury resulting from trauma or tumor who require the structure and intensity of an individualized rehabilitation program.

    • Comprehensive evaluation and medical supervision by a board certified physiatrist specializing in Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation

    • Coordinated interdisciplinary team evaluation and treatment by a neuropsychologist and therapy staff with expertise in the care and treatment of individuals with spinal cord injury

    • Patient & family-centered case management to ensure appropriate patient and family support, counseling, and education as well as optimize community resources and facilitate community reintegration

    • Individually customized treatment program to enhance cognitive, behavioral, emotional, social, familial, and physical functioning and maximize individual outcomes

    • Weekly interdisciplinary team conferences that define short term and long term objectives, and evaluate individualized treatment plan

    • Group and milieu treatment to promote awareness and insight, social interaction, peer feedback and support, and effective problem solving

    • Specialized program components also include:

      • Vocational re-entry through work simulation and volunteer services programs

      • Complementary modalities: guided imagery, expressive arts, acupuncture, massage, meditation, spiritual support

      • Assistive technology center

      • Peer support program

      • Individual/group outings

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    Spinal Cord Team

    We use an interdisciplinary team approach.

    Team specialists include:

    • Board certified physiatrist

    • Certified rehabilitation nurse

    • Physical therapist

    • Occupational therapist

    • Clinical neuropsychologist

    • Speech/language pathologist

    • Recreation therapist

    • Respiratory therapist

    • Case manager

    • Dietician

    • Pharmacist

    • Orthotist

    • Prosthetist

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