Medical & Research

Model Systems Knowledge Translations Center

MSKTC is a national center that works to put research into practice. Look here for info on the latest research and the status of the 14 SCI Model System Centers around the country.

The Mount Sinai Hospital

One of the leading SCI rehab centers in New York state.  Mount Sinai consistently ranks among the leading rehabilitation centers in the United States.


Bronx VA Medical Center for Spinal Cord Injury

This is a full service rehab facility for Veterans.  Clinical trials and research studies are open to the general public, how ever Veterans are given priority for enrollment.  For more information about the ReWalk Exoskeletal-Assisted Walking Program and other SCI research projects at the  James J. Peters VA Medical Center /Bronx VA, 130 West Kingsbridge Road Bronx, NY 10468 718-584-9000 see or call: 718-584-9000 ext. 3124 or 3129.


RUSK Rehab at NYU Langone

One of the leading rehabilitation centers in the county.  In addition to adult inpatient and outpatient rehab, Rusk has a highly regarded Pediatric Rehab Unit.


SCI Information Network

Information website maintained by the University of Alabama at Birmingham Spinal Cord Injury Model System.


The Miami Project

An interdisciplinary research center dedicated to research in the field of paralysis and spinal cord injury.


Shepherd Center Shepherd Center

A private hospital, part of the SCI Model System. Lots of good information on SCI and helpful videos.


Craig Hospital

Site includes lots of helpful information on all aspects of living with SCI/D maintained by Craig Hospital, a SCI Model System facility.


Kessler SCI Rehab Center

A member of the SCI Model System hospitals and a leading SCI rehab center in the NY/NJ area.


Helen Hayes Hospital – SCI Rehabilitation

In addition to standard rehabilitation, Helen Hayes is home to the tri-state area’s first Smart Apartment which provides a showcase for the latest in adaptive equipment and technology to be used in a home-like setting.  Has a very active outpatient therapeutic rec program – for more information,contact Matt Castelluccio at 845-786-4950.


Burke Rehabiliation – SCI Rehabiliation

Located in White Plains, NY- Westchester County,  Burke is one of the oldest and most respected rehabilitation facilities.