What is the role of rehabilitation therapy in the treatment of cauda equina and conus medullaris syndrome?

Updated: Jun 14, 2018
  • Author: Segun Toyin Dawodu, JD, MD, MS, MBA, LLM, FAAPMR, FAANEM; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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The rehabilitation team, especially the spinal cord injury rehabilitation physician and occupational and physical therapists, should be involved as soon as possible. The team will set goals in the rehabilitation unit toward maintaining and improving endurance, with the ability to be independent in activities of daily living on discharge from the hospital or long-term care facility.


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