Clinical Partnerships

UofL Department of Neurological Surgery

The University of Louisville School of Medicine Department of Neurological Surgery is committed to excellence in diagnosing and treating neurological disorders and discovering new treatments in a caring, patient-centered environment. Through two residency programs, fellowships, and research opportunities, our department provides robust educational opportunities under the leadership of Chairman Dr. Joseph Neimat. Make an appointment with our physician team by calling (502) 588-2160. Read more here.

Kosair Charities Center for Pediatric NeuroRecovery

The University of Louisville’s Kosair Charities Center for Pediatric Neurorecovery was established in 2014 with generous financial support from Kosair Charities and the University of Louisville. The Kosair Charities Center for Pediatric NeuroRecovery conducts research and translates findings to clinical application of activity-based therapies in the pediatric population.  Clinical care is provided at Frazier Rehab Institute in association with the Spinal Cord Medicine program. For more information about this program and referrals specifically for pediatrics, contact us at: kidskickparalysis@louisville.edu

Frazier Rehab & Neuroscience Center

A multidisciplinary treatment team specializing in spinal cord medicine and led by a rehab physician board certified in spinal cord medicine will follow each patient daily throughout their stay at Frazier. Read more on the inpatient program here.

Locomotor Training is a rehabilitation strategy developed by Susan J. Harkema, Ph.D., that allows individuals with certain kinds of spinal cord injuries to repetitively practice standing and stepping using body weight support and a treadmill with manual facilitation from therapists and technicians. The ultimate goal is to re-train patients with spinal cord injuries to stand and walk again. Read more on the outpatient program here.