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When should a person with a spinal cord injury return to work?

When should a person with a spinal cord injury return to work?

Heather Taylor, PhD

Psychologist/Director of Spinal Cord Injury and Disability Services, TIRR Memorial Hermann - Houston

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As soon as possible; you can get back in there as soon as you’re medically ready to leave the hospital. And definitely, our physicians, our team will help with that transition for everyone. That’s a huge part of what we try and do is the ... Show More

As soon as possible; you can get back in there as soon as you’re medically ready to leave the hospital. And definitely, our physicians, our team will help with that transition for everyone. That’s a huge part of what we try and do is the transition into work-helping not only you as an individual get what you need to be to be as productive as you can be and get back to whatever it is you want to be doing. As well, the community around you needs to be aware, and be supportive and supply you with all you need in terms of accessibility, whether it’s computers, whether it’s ramps, whatever you might be going back to.

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When should a person with a spinal cord injury return to work?

Heather Taylor, PhD

Psychologist/Director of Spinal Cord Injury and Disability Services, TIRR Memorial Hermann - Houston

More Videos by Heather Taylor
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As soon as possible; you can get back in there as soon as you’re medically ready to leave the hospital. And definitely, our physicians, our team will help with that transition for everyone. That’s a huge part of what we try and do is the transition into work-helping not only you as an individual get what you need to be to be as productive as you can be and get back to whatever it is you want to be doing. As well, the community around you needs to be aware, and be supportive and supply you with all you need in terms of accessibility, whether it’s computers, whether it’s ramps, whatever you might be going back to.

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