Carolinas HealthCare System

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For more information about our Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Program, or to make a patient referral, contact us at:


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Levine Children's Hospital's comprehensive pediatric spinal cord injury rehabilitation team in Charlotte, NC, has specialized services for children and adolescents who have sustained a spinal cord injury. Our program helps children achieve higher functional outcomes so they can return to school and the activities they enjoy as quickly as possible.

Pediatric Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation services include, but not limited to:

    • Family Education
      • Comprehensive family and caregiver education
      • Injury specific educational series with written materials provided
      • Intensive patient education to maximize independence
      • School transition


  • Medical Management
    • Spasticity management
    • Respiratory management with the ability to manage ventilator dependent children
  • Levine Children's Hospital rehab therapist with young girlNursing
    • Bowel and bladder management
    • Prepare for discharge - ensure family is ready to take their child home
  • Therapy
    • Functional mobility training
    • Complex seating/mobility assessment
    • Powered mobility trials and training
    • Adaptive equipment and assistive technology recommendations and training
    • Psychological services
    • Peer mentor program
    • Orthotics/splinting assessment
    • Group treatments for social interaction
    • Animal-assisted therapy
    • Assessment of safe transportation options
    • Community re-entry
    • Early access to therapeutic recreation and the Adaptive Sports and Adventures Program