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Spinal Cord


Gaylord's Spinal Cord Injury Program offers comprehensive, integrated rehabilitation that helps maximize your abilities and guides you back to an the most independent life possible. Our program draws on the expertise of a complete care team of specialists. We use the latest technologies and research to provide individualized care that focuses on the complete patient– body, mind and spirit. Above all, we help you set realistic goals and give you the skills to make the most of work, home and life.

Our Program & Patient Stories

Gaylord's Spinal Cord Program
Dr. David Rosenblum, medical director of rehabilitation, describes our Spinal Cord Injury Program.

Jonathan's story
Jonathan was studying in India when he fell from a 70 foot cliff suffering a complete C5-C6 spinal cord injury. He spent two and a half months doing his rehabilitation at Gaylord.

Mike's story
Mike was hit by a car while riding his bike as part of his training for a triathlon. He was one of our first patients to try our new Ekso bionic exoskleteton.


  • Only facility in Connecticut with the Ekso bionic walker for patients with lower body paralysis or weakness
  • Hands-on education for care at home
  • Access to community resources for ongoing support services
  • Family-oriented approach that encourages participation in therapy and support groups

Spinal Cord Injury Program
& Outcomes


Inpatient Admissions: (203) 284-2810

Admissions Fax: (203) 294-8701

Outpatient Appointments: (203) 284-2888

Outpatient Fax: (203) 294-8705