Treatment & Care

Inpatient

Inpatient Rehabilitation

Recovery and rehabilitation from an SCI can take a long time. Patients are often in the unit for up to six months (depending...

Occupational

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy (OT) outpatient services are available to Christchurch based residents who require specialist assessment.

Urology

Urology Services

Urology Services include Inpatients, Reassessment and Outpatients services as well as Urology Tests.

Intimacy

Intimacy Clinic

The goal for anyone with a spinal cord injury, as for all people, is to have a fulfilling and productive life. This clinic is...

Reassessment

Reassessment

The Burwood Spinal Unit provides reassessment for people with spinal cord impairment. There are three types of reassessment:...

Early

New Referral and Early Management

The Burwood Spinal Unit (BSU) accepts patients into their service as soon as it is medically safe and practical to do so.

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy is an integral part of the rehabilitation process.

Spasticity

Spasticity Clinic

Patients who are having difficulty with spasticity may be referred to the Spasticity Clinic for assessment.

Upper

Upper Limb Surgery

The upper limb surgery team (based at the Burwood Spinal Unit) is devoted to improving arm and hand function in people with...

About

About Us

The Burwood Spinal Unit (BSU) provides services for people with Spinal Cord Impairment (SCI) resulting from accident, illness...

Transitional

Transitional Rehab

Transitional Rehabilitation (TR) is a programme designed to bridge the gap between being in hospital and returning home.

Useful

Useful Links

Useful links to online information and resources about spinal injuries

Page last reviewed: 05 June 2015
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