Multi-Specialty Clinic

Shepherd Center's Multi-Specialty Clinic provides a comprehensive care program for treating the secondary conditions of patients who have experienced a catastrophic injury.

Secondary conditions are a major health issue for people living with catastrophic injuries. Secondary conditions are negative health outcomes that occur as a direct result of a disability. The most common secondary conditions are pressure sores, respiratory complications, urinary tract infections, spasticity, and scoliosis.

Patients Served

Patients with the following injuries or illnesses are considered appropriate for care:

  • Traumatic spinal cord injury - Paraplegia, Quadriplegia (complete or incomplete)
  • Non-traumatic spinal cord injury, spinal cord tumors/cysts (benign or malignant) spinal cord infarction, aneurysm
  • Brain injury
  • Transverse myelitis
  • Guillain-Barré Syndrome
  • Poliomyelitis
  • Scoliosis
  • Dual diagnosis (spinal cord and brain injury)

Services Provided

The Multi-Specialty Clinic at Shepherd Center offers:

  • Physician care team
  • Orthopedic physicians as consultants
  • Gastrointestinal physicians as consultants
  • Nurse Practitioners for follow up care to compliment physician care
  • Access to the latest advances and research for the treatment of disabilities
  • Participating in clinical trials at Shepherd Center
  • Case manager to help with your disability needs
  • Rehab and Medical Diagnosis and Treatment
  • Specialized interventional procedures
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Comprehensive Evaluation
  • Physical Therapy
  • Education
  • Nursing
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Counseling
  • Medical Management
  • Speech Therapy
  • Assistive Technology
  • Urology/Wound Services
  • Bracing
  • Seating Services
  • Home Agency Follow-up
  • Vocational Services
  • Therapeutic Recreation
  • Call Centers
  • Imaging
  • Research
  • Case Management
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Program
  • Pain Management