Treating Brain and Spine Trauma
When a person arrives at a Providence trauma center with brain or spine trauma, our highly trained neurologists and neurosurgeons provide life-saving care with precision and compassion. They specialize in the most complex treatments to minimize damage and maximize recovery.
Why Choose Us for Your Brain and Spine Trauma Care?
At Providence, we know how important rapid, skilled care is for the best outcomes in treating brain and spine trauma. Here’s why thousands of patients trust us every year with their care:
How Our Doctors Are Making a Difference
Randy White was paralyzed from the neck down after a jet ski accident. After specialized surgery and rehabilitation at Providence, Randy went home – on his own two feet.
More About Brain and Spine Trauma
Brain trauma is an injury to the brain that causes temporary or permanent damage. Spine trauma is an injury to the spinal bones, nerves or spinal cord itself that affects the body’s ability to move or feel sensation. These injuries are often the result of car accidents, falls or impact sports. They can range from mild to severe, but all brain and spine trauma requires immediate care to prevent further injury and attain optimal outcomes.
Types of brain and spine trauma we treat include:
Testing and Diagnostics
Your neurological team will use the most advanced methods to diagnose your brain or spine trauma. These may include one or more of the following:
- Clinical examination
- CT imaging
Personalized Treatment for Brain and Spine Trauma
Your care team works with you and your family to create a treatment plan based on your medical condition and personal needs. Minor trauma may only require monitoring. Serious trauma may require complex, life-saving surgery and extensive rehabilitation. Your care plan may include one or more of the following:
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Meet the Team
At Providence, you'll have access to a vast network of dedicated and compassionate providers who offer personalized care by focusing on treatment, prevention and health education.