Your abilities after you're injured depend on the level of injury.
The extent of the injury also changes from person to person. It depends on which parts of the spinal cord are injured and how badly the cord was injured.
There are complete and incomplete spinal cord injuries.
If you've had a stroke, transplant, or severe injury, inpatient physical rehab can help you restore function.
The UPMC Rehabilitation Institute offers expert inpatient and transitional rehab care for a range of health concerns, including:
We can start your rehab while you're still in the hospital.
Check out the blog post Incomplete Vs. Complete Spinal Cord Injury on UPMC HealthBeat to learn even more about spinal cord injuries!