Arkansas Spinal Cord Injury Doctors
Doctors from several specialties are involved in treating spinal cord injuries. Neurologists specialize in treating the central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal cord. Physiatrists are doctors certified in physical rehabilitation medicine. Orthopedic surgeons work on the skeletal structure and many specialize in treating spinal cord injury.
The mental and emotional aspects of a spinal cord injury cannot be overlooked. Neuropsychologists study the functioning of the brain and how it interacts with psychological factors to influence behavior. A neuropsychologist can be particularly helpful in assisting in the emotional adjustment of an SCI patient who has also experienced a brain injury.
The following list of specialists treating SCI in Colorado is by no means exhaustive, but we have tried to make it as complete as possible: