The Spinal Cord Injury Program at University of Utah Health's Rehabilitation Center is the only CARF accredited program in the State of Utah. Our spinal cord system of care offers you the most comprehensive rehabilitation program in the region. The program begins in the acute hospital and supports you throughout your inpatient stay, outpatient therapies, and follow up care and beyond. 

We are able to accommodate spinal cord injury patients in our urgent care clinic. Urgent care (non-emergent care) is available weekdays in the Physical Medicine Physician Clinic.

Areas of Treatment

  • Paraplegia
  • Tetraplegia - Includes patients requiring ventilator management
  • Myelopathy
  • Other neurological conditions affecting the spinal cord
    • ALS
    • Guillain Barré Syndrome
    • Multiple Sclerosis

Services

  • Adaptive driving evaluation
  • Advanced assistive technology/augmentative communication
  • Community resource referrals
  • Drug & alcohol abuse treatment
  • Individualized clinical pharmacy teaching
  • Marital & sexual counseling
  • Nutrition services & counseling
  • Outpatient follow-up care
  • Patient & family education
  • Patient & family counseling
  • Prosthetics & orthotics fitting & training
  • Rehabilitation engineering
  • Social services
  • Swallowing retraining
  • Referrals for vocational counseling & evaluation
  • Wheelchair evaluation & fitting

Contact Us

To learn more about our programs or determine if an evaluation is right for you, please call:

Phone: 801-581-2267
Toll Free: 800-824-2073

Kristen Black-Bain, PT, DPT, NCS

Kristen Black-Bain PT, DPT, NCS specializes in the treatment of individuals with neurological diagnoses both non-progressive and progressive.  The majority of her experience has been working with individuals with Spinal Cord Injury and other spinal cord related pathology and disease.  Kristen graduated from A.T. Still University in Mesa, Arizona wi... Read More

Specialties:

Multiple Sclerosis, Physical Therapy, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury

Locations:

Sugar House Health Center
Community Based Rehabilitation Services
801-581-2221

Jeremy J. Davis, PsyD

Jeremy J. Davis, PsyD, is a board certified clinical neuropsychologist (ABPP) in the Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His primary clinical interests include traumatic brain injury and stroke. Additional areas of interest include presurgical evaluations and differential diagnosis in medically complex cases involving neurologic and p... Read More

Specialties:

Cognitive Disorders, Concussion, Conversion Disorder, Mild Brain Injury, Neuropsychology, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury

Locations:

School of Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
801-581-2932

Michael M. Green, DO

Dr. Michael Green is currently an assistant professor (Clinical) of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (Dept of Pediatrics with adjunct in PMR), School of Medicine, University of Utah. At the University of Utah adult PMR clinic he manages the rehabilitation needs of adults with childhood onset disabilities. This clinic specializes in the transi... Read More

Specialties:

Cancer Rehabilitation, Pediatric Rehabilitation, Pediatric Spasticity Management, Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury, Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury, Spasticity Management, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury

Locations:

Eccles Primary Children’s Outpatient Services Building 801-213-3599
Primary Children's Hospital
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
School of Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
801-581-2267

Jeffrey P. Rosenbluth, MD

Patient Rating:

4.7

4.7 out of 5

Dr. Jeffrey Rosenbluth, M.D., is the Medical Director of the Spinal Cord Injury Acute Rehabilitation program at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center, and at South Davis Community Hospital for sub-acute and long-term acute Spinal Cord Injury programs. He also oversees a large SCI-specific outpatient practice, which provides rehabilitative a... Read More

Specialties:

Adaptive Recreation & Technology, Hypogonadism- Low Testosterone, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Spasticity Management, Spinal Cord Injury

Locations:

School of Medicine
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
801-581-2267

Spencer J. Thompson, DPT

Spencer Thompson, DPT, NCS is a doctor of physical therapy who specializes in patients with neurologic diagnoses and is the team lead for the outpatient amputation program. He graduated from the University of Utah with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy in 2006 and is also a graduate of the Utah Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency Program. He also i... Read More

Specialties:

Amputee Rehabilitation, Multiple Sclerosis, Physical Therapy, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

Lindsay C. Thrall, MOT, OTR/L

Lindsay Thrall, MOT, OTR/L is an occupational therapist who works with individuals with neurological injuries and disease with a focus on restoring function and quality of life. She specializes in traumatic brain injury, concussion, stroke, and spinal cord injury, and has training in vision rehabilitation as well as with specialized equipment inclu... Read More

Specialties:

Concussion, Mild Brain Injury, Occupational Therapy, Spinal Cord Injury, Stroke, Traumatic Brain Injury

Locations:

A location has not yet been added by this physician.

University of Utah Hospital 50 N. Medical Drive
Salt Lake City, Utah 84132
Map
801-587-3422