Resources for Living with Spinal Cord Injury
There are many other services within our health system and in your community that may assist you in your continued recovery. This page highlights services available within our rehabilitation continuum of services and in the local community. We encourage you to call or visit the website for these organizations. However, please do not hesitate to ask us for additional information on these services or for other providers or services in your community.
Services Offered by WFBH
WFBH's Outpatient Neurorehabilitation Program at CompRehab offers a unique approach for treating people recovering from neurological impairments. The Program's team includes physical, occupational, recreation and speech therapists.
WFBH's Club Independence (Club I) is an interactive Day Recreation Therapy Program providing education, recreation, and overall health and wellness opportunities for individuals with disabling conditions.
WFBH's Assistive Technology Center is a partnership with the North Carolina Assistive Technology Program (NCATP) and is a demonstration center for assistive technology devices (AT).
336.716.8030 (Paul Eklund)
MyWakeHealth is a patient portal that gives patients unprecedented access to their health information, without the unnecessary burden of waiting. MyWakeHealth allows you to get answers to your medical questions from the comfort of your own home; schedule your next appointment or view details of you past and upcoming appointments; and access test results.
BestHealth is the Piedmont Triad's trusted source for hands-on health knowledge, classes and screenings. BestHealth is presented by Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, one of America's top ranked hospitals.
The Inpatient Rehabilitation Programs are pleased to offer a Rehabilitation Resource Center on the Comprehensive Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit. The Center provides literature and web-based access to health information, disability programs and leisure activities, as well as resources available to assist with community re-integration and home modifications.
Other Local and National Resources
Local support groups include:
Spinet of Winston-Salem
Contact: Celia Dixon, WFBH
For Vehicle Modifications:
Iderton Dodge Conversion
High Point, NC
Vann Mann Custom Van Center
4025 Queen City Dr
Charlotte, NC 28208-3509
Accessible vehicle solutions
Adaptive Vans, Inc
5995-119 Chapel Hill Rd
Raleigh, NC 27607
The Winston-Salem Mayor's Council for Persons with Disabilities hosts free meetings that are open to the public. Meetings are at 11:30am on the second Tuesday of each month.
Additional Educational Resources
The North Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Association (NCSIA) works to enable people with spinal cord injury and disease to achieve the highest level of independence, health, and personal fulfillment by providing resources, services, and peer support. For more information:
The National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA) provides active-lifestyle information, peer support and advocacy that empowers people living with spinal cord injuries and disorders (SCI/D) to achieve their highest potential. The NSCIA Resource Center connects you with information, resources, and access to an "Ask Spinal Cord Central" help center.
The Christopher Reeve Spinal Cord Injury and Paralysis Foundation is dedicated to curing spinal cord injury by funding innovative research, and improving the quality of life for people living with paralysis through grants, information and advocacy.
Paralyzed Veterans of America offers resources and benefits to meet the needs of veterans who have experienced spinal cord injuries.
If you need assistance finding additional resources in your community:
336.716.8454 (Karen Lawrence)