Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit

Details

Name :

Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit

Address  :

30 Bairds Road
Otara

Town  :

Auckland

State  :

Auckland

Country  :

NEW ZEALAND

Post Code:

2025

Phone  :

09 270 9000

Fax  :

09 270 9001

Web URL  :

Not Available
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Description

The Auckland Spinal Rehabilitation Unit provides an inpatient and outpatient spinal rehabilitation service for adults and adolescents with an acquired spinal cord injury

The Spinal Unit is one of only two specialist spinal rehabilitation units in New Zealand Our patient catchment area extends from the far North down to Gisborne and across the Central North Island The lower North Island and South Island is serviced by Burwood Spinal Unit located in Christchurch

The Auckland Spinal Unit is a 20 bed unit and admits approximately 60 patients with new injuries each year

Patients who are discharged from the Spinal Unit or who move into the catchment area are followed up regularly by our outpatient service

Rehabilitation services are provided by an experienced interdisciplinary team
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