Inpatient Spinal Cord Injury Program

Spinal Cord Injury Facts

According to the National Spinal Cord Injury Association, approximately 450,000 people live with SCI in the US.

There are about 10,000 new SCI's every year; the majority of them (82%) involve males between the ages of 16-30.

These injuries result from motor vehicle accidents (36%), violence (28.9%), or falls (21.2%). Quadriplegia is slightly more common than Paraplegia.

Spinal Cord Injury Program

The rehabilitation program at Loma Linda University East Campus Hospital has a team of dedicated professionals specializing in spinal cord injury. Whether the patient has a complete cord injury or an incomplete cord injury, our team of specialists work with the patient to maximize function and independence after injury.

Spinal Cord Injury Program Content

Patients in the spinal cord injury program participate in three hours of therapy per day, five days per week.

Family and caregivers are encouraged to become involved in therapy treatments to become familiar with the patients needs once they go home.

The rehabilitation team address issues such as: activities of daily living, mobility, bowel and bladder training, sexuality, skin integrity, diet and exercise.


Referral Information

Patients can be referred by:

  • Their physician
  • Hospital case manager
  • Insurance case manager
  • A family member requesting rehabilitation services at Loma Linda University Medical Center

Inpatient Rehabilitation Address:

Loma Linda University East Campus Hospital
25333 Barton Road, Unit 1100
Loma Linda, CA 92354

Call for An Evaluation:

909-558-4229 or 909-558-4213 or fax us at 909-558-0226