10101 Park Rowe Avenue Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70810

Clinic: (225) 769-2200  / 

Spine Hospital: (225) 763-9900  / 

Rehab: (225) 906-3838

Brain & Spinal Injury Recovery

NeuroMedical Center Brain Spinal Injury Recovery

Recovery from a serious injury of the brain or spine poses considerable challenges and involves important choices. Where an individual goes for treatment can make all the difference.

The NeuroMedical Center helped pioneer the multi-disciplinary approach to neurological care way back in 1978, and has since established itself as the Gulf Coast’s premier destination for the diagnosis, treatment, and neuro-rehabilitation of patients with traumatic brain injury (TBI) and spinal cord injury (SCI). Nowhere else in Louisiana will you find a more comprehensive, integrated and intensive program dedicated to treating the multiple physical, cognitive, functional, and emotional problems associated with these types of serious medical conditions.

Led by the region’s most reputable team of neurological experts including neurosurgeons, neurologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R)/pain medicine physicians, neuropsychologists, and neuroradiologists working in detailed collaboration, The NeuroMedical Center offers unparalleled care for those affected by all types of brain and spinal injuries, providing you or your loved ones with the best chance of recovery possible.

The NeuroMedical Center's Brain and Spinal Cord Injury Program's primary goal is to improve our patient's ability to function independently in the home and in the community. We are proud to report, patients who graduate from The NeuroMedical Center's rehabilitation programs:

  • Are more independent in all facets of life
  • Return to work or school in greater numbers
  • Are more likely to lead healthier lifestyles
  • Describe a greater satisfaction with life

People choose The NeuroMedical Center after a brain or spinal cord injury because:

  • Personalized Care: Our campus boasts some of the lowest nurse-to-patient ratios in the country, ensuring you more meaningful interaction between the professionals overseeing your care. Additionally, our therapists work one-on-one with patients in both inpatient and outpatient settings.
  • Specialization: As a medical campus dedicated to the neurosciences, our clinical staff has extensive experience caring for the neurologically compromised patient. Because treatment and therapy for this highly specialized field, our clinical staff has received extensive training to most effectively care for brain and spinal cord injuries.
  • Patient Satisfaction: At The NeuroMedical Center, the patient always comes first. In fact, we have earned recognition for nation-leading patient satisfaction scores. When you step on our campus, a warm, friendly staff will welcome you in like family.

Brain Injury

All brain injuries are unique and no matter the type (traumatic or acquired) or severity (mild, moderate, severe), it is imperative that the individual receive the proper medical attention from physicians with the specialized skills, training and experience to properly diagnose, treat, and rehabilitate their specific condition. Because a brain injury can affect human function in many ways, including thinking, memory, behavior, mobility, motor control, decision-making and more, it is equally important that the individual or primary caregivers choose a high-quality medical facility specializing in these complex conditions and offering the full continuum of rehabilitative care.

Nowhere in Louisiana will you find a team of medical professionals better trained to understand the specific needs of people with brain injury than The NeuroMedical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Since The NeuroMedical Center began treating individuals with brain injury nearly 40 years ago, thousands in South Louisiana have trusted us with their care. This unparalleled experience directly helps deliver better patient outcomes. In fact, nearly 50% of patients treated for brain injury go straight home after leaving The NeuroMedical Center Rehabilitation Hospital. Our neurologically-focused campus was even designed to offer the full spectrum of services for patients rehabilitating brain injury, offering:

  • A 27-bed inpatient hospital lead by physical medicine & rehabilitation (physiatrists) who manage our patients' complex medical needs 24/7
  • Inpatient and Outpatient rehabilitation gymnasiums lead by licensed physical, occupational, and speech therapists, who have undergone extensive training in brain injury recovery therapies
  • A state-of-the-art Imaging Center to provide the most precise diagnostic images of the brain available

Our interdisciplinary team of brain injury specialists, consisting of neurosurgeons, neurologists, physiatrists, neuropsychologists, and neuroradiologists work together with one goal in mind: to optimize the recovery of individuals at every level of injury. Patients affected by a brain injury are also paired with a team of specialty-trained therapists and nurses and are motivated to undergo intense daily activity with a minimum of three hours treatment. This aggressive approach allows our patients to maximize their brain injury recovery, and return home faster than other rehabilitation facilities.

Along with a focus on restoring physical function, our treatment team also places a strong emphasis on psychosocial, behavioral, and emotional well-being. We have effectively treated people of all walks of life with all types of brain injury including concussion, stroke, tumor, aneurysm, arteriovenous malformation, contusion, brain bleeds, and degenerative diseases.

Spinal Cord Injury

In the event of a spinal cord injury, it is crucial that the individual receive prompt medical care from physicians with the specialized training, knowledge, and experience needed to minimize the spread of damage, at a facility equipped to offer the full continuum of care for the patient's unique condition.

Nowhere in Louisiana will you find a team of medical professionals with more expertise with diagnosing, treating and rehabilitating spinal cord injuries than The NeuroMedical Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Over the past 40 years, thousands of people have rebounded from their spinal cord injuries thanks to an unmatched combination of staff, scope of services, and technologies.

The NeuroMedical Center team draws on the expertise and experience of an integrated team of spine injury specialists, including all 10 operating neurosurgeons in the Greater Baton Rouge, neurologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) and pain medicine specialists, neuroradiologists, and neuropsychologists, to offer our patients the very best options for spinal cord injuries, no matter the type or severity.

The foundation of our spinal cord injury programs for the treatment of trauma (motor vehicle accident, slip or fall, act of violence, or sports-related injury) or other causes including tumor, infection, cervical stenosis, and surgery includes:

  • A 27-bed inpatient hospital lead by physical medicine & rehabilitation (physiatrists) who manage our patients' complex medical needs 24/7
  • A 23-bed surgical hospital specializing in spinal surgery (laser, minimally invasive, complex) and comprehensive pain management
  • Inpatient and Outpatient rehabilitation gymnasiums lead by licensed physical, occupational, and speech therapists, who have undergone extensive training in spinal injury recovery therapies
  • State-of-the-art Imaging Center to provide the most precise diagnostic images of the spine available

Because family is a critical part of the brain injury rehabilitation process, The NeuroMedical Center extends a warm invitation to family members to play an active role in our patients' recovery efforts. The NeuroMedical Center Rehabilitation Hospital invites family members to remain on campus, and to make them in our spacious patient rooms and attend educational sessions and therapeutic outings.

We understand that brain and spinal cord injuries as well as pace to recovery are unique to each patient. Trust The NeuroMedical Center as your partner in health to ensure progress and very best possible outcomes.