Paraplegic Rehabilitation in South Africa
Quinette Louw, PhD, MASP
Stephanie Lochner, BSc
This case is appropriate for physical therapists, occupational
therapists, orthotists, social workers, respiratory therapists, and those in similar areas.
- To demonstrate interdisciplinary teamwork in the rehabilitation of a paraplegic.
- To outline the procedure followed in the diagnosis of a spinal cord injury.
- To discuss the detailed management of a paraplegic in a major spinal cord injury
hospital in South Africa.