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Inpatient Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Scranton and Wilkes-Barre

Comprehensive Care for Patients with Spinal Conditions & Injuries

A spinal cord injury is a life-changing event. At Allied Services, we have decades of experience in treating people of all ages with spinal cord injuries of all levels and severity. Our comprehensive spinal cord injury treatment program is here to help you understand your injury, and learn new skills and strategies to support a full life. Our experienced team is here support your initial needs post-injury and to ensure a smooth transition and re-entry into the community,

What You’ll Achieve in Spinal Cord Injury Treatment

The Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Program at Allied Services provides comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services to meet your immediate needs and provide training to support your new life. Treatment may include:

  • Balance and mobility training
  • Speech, swallowing, and breathing strategies
  • Cognitive retraining
  • Training for activities of daily living such as bathing and dressing
  • Safety techniques
  • Bowel and bladder management
  • Individual and peer counselling
  • Family education and training to assist with the transition to the community
  • Adapative devices

Our experienced care team will provide the initial care you need to begin your recovery, and will guide you and your family members through the transitions to come.

Your rehab team may recommend utilizing any of the following technologies to advance your recovery:

  • Alter-G Anti-Gravity Treadmill
  • Tyromotion AMADEO
  • Aretech ZeroG
  • Indego Exoskeleton
  • ReoGo
  • VitalStim
  • Dynavision
  • Tyromotion DIEGO
  • SaeboFlex
  • Saebo MyoTrac Infiniti
  • Indego

Learn more about our technology.

Who Will Be on Your Treatment Team?

The Spinal Cord Injury Treatment Program features a team of experienced professionals. Each individual’s treatment team is made up of the following medical professionals, based on the patient’s needs. Our rehabilitation specialists work together with the patient and their family/ support system to meet the unique physical, cognitive, social and emotional needs of the patient. Your team may include:

  • Physiatrist
  • Physical therapist
  • Speech therapist
  • Occupational therapist
  • Respiratory therapist
  • Pyschologist
  • Counselor
  • Rehabilitation nurses
  • Medical social worker
  • Dietitian
  • Rehab technologist

Family Involvement

Spinal Cord Injury affects the whole family and so the involvement of spouses, children, and others in the patient’s support system is a vital part of recovery. Our program supports this through involving them in education/training as well as peer support, involvement in support groups, and through counseling.

Referrals & Insurance

Patients need a prescription from their doctor in order to enroll in the spinal outpatient rehab program at Allied Services. Insurance coverage for this program is provided by most health insurance policies.

Patients are admitted to the inpatient spinal cord injury program at Allied Services Scranton Rehab Hospital and Wilkes-Barre Rehab Hospital when they are medically stable and determined appropriate for a rehabilitation program. Referrals may be made by a private physician, general hospital, family member, or those who have been injured themselves.

For specific questions on how to obtain a referral, please call 570-348-1359 (Wilkes-Barre) or 570-826-3885 (Scranton). Contact us to learn more or start your referral process today.