Technology in Spinal Cord Injury Rehab

We incorporate some of the most advanced technologies available for spinal cord injury rehabilitation. The equipment and devices used during your rehab at Baylor Scott & White Rehab - Dallas will help in your functional recovery and help assist in everyday tasks.

 


Exoskeleton Walking Device

Electrical stimulation

Targeted muscle activation to help with neuro recovery, improve muscle function, and improve cardiovascular function. Devices available include:

  • Functional Electrical Stimulation Bikes
  • Functional Electrical Mobile Station
  • Bioness – Integrated therapy systems BITS
  • VitalStim®

Locomotor Training

Using body weight supported gait training devices including treadmill, over ground, and robotic exoskeleton devices to enhance motor function, decrease pain, improve cardiovascular function. Devices available include:

  • Body-weight supported treadmill training
  • LiteGait®
  • Robotic exoskeletons (eg. EKSO® Bionics, ReWalk®)
  • Aquatic therapy
Adaptive Technology

Specialized equipment using various technologies to improve upper and lower extremity motor strength and function. Devices available include:

  • SaeboFlex®
  • Armeo®
  • RT300®
  • Xcite®
  • Motomed®

Swallow Dysfunction Technology

Specialized equipment and technology to both evaluate and treat swallow dysfunction. Devices available include:

  • Video fluoroscopy and fiber optic endoscopic evaluation of swallowing
  • VitalStim®