Community Involvement


Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown provides individualized patient education utilizing the Paralyzed Veterans Association manual, "Yes You Can", as a primary reference for:

  • Level of SCI, Physiology
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia (T6 and Above)
  • Neurogenic Pain
  • Sexuality after SCI
  • Skin Care/Pressure Sore Prevention
  • Wheelchair Maintenance and Safety
  • Risk Factor Management (Cardiovascular, Psychosocial, Musculoskeletal…)
  • Medical Nutrition/Weight Management
  • Emergency Preparedness
  • Neurogenic Bowel and Bladder Management
  • Spasticity Management
  • Pulmonary Care
  • Community Re-entry and Resources

Support Groups

Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown supports a monthly spinal cord support group meeting on the University of Memphis main campus. Meetings take place on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in Patterson Hall, room 456.

Community Resources

Baptist Rehabilitation-Germantown coordinates and connects patients to resources available through MASR and the Center for Independent Living.