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Spinal Cord Injury Specialty Program

Exceptional, Comprehensive Program for Patients Who Have Experienced Spinal Cord Injury.

Spinal Cord Specialty Program Highlights:

  • West Jefferson maintains accreditation by The Joint Commission
  • Spinal Cord Injury Specialty Program CARF accreditation since 2022
  • Support Groups offered and/or referrals made as needed
  • Peer Support
  • Specialized Spinal Cord Injury Team including dedicated Physical Therapist/Physical Therapy Assistant, Occupational Therapist/Occupational Therapist Assistant, Speech-Language Pathologist and Social Worker
  • Close collaboration with the Louisiana Chapter of United Spinal Association with provision of resources, education and peer support as needed
  • Leisure Activities Program, including Pet Therapy, available 6 days/week
  • New technology: The Real System - Virtual Reality Rehabilitation tool


Referrals for patients with spinal cord injury can be made by calling:
Phone number: 504.349.1346
Fax number: 504.349.1628

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