Choosing the right rehabilitation facility is one of the most important decisions a survivor of a brain or spinal cord injury will make. That is because the type and quality of care will have a significant impact on the patient’s long-term outcome.
A good rehabilitation center should offer the survivor of a brain or spinal cord injury a combination of specialized medical care needed to return to the highest level of function, as well as the inspiration and strength needed to cope with difficult injuries.
Top 10 US Rehabilitation Centers
Each year, US News & World Report ranks nearly 200 hospitals in 17 specialties. These hospitals ranked in “Rehabilitation” were recommended by at least 5% of the rehabilitation specialists responding to U.S. News surveys in 2014, 2015 and 2016.
- Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago
- TIRR Memorial Hermann
- Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation
- University of Washington Medical Center
- Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital
- Mayo Clinic
- Craig Hospital
- Shepard Center
- Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Medical Center
- Moss Rehab
Choosing a rehabilitation facility with an excellent track record of success, such as the ones listed above, will contribute to the success of the patient’s long-term outlook.