Levels of Care at RIC - Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago

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RIC Levels of Care

RIC levels of care for spinal cord injury


Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation

WHERE

In the hospital's specialty SCI program

WHAT

Intense daily activity with a minimum of three hours of treatment – For many, the first step on the road to recovery is inpatient rehabilitation for intensive therapy at RIC’s flagship hospital. 

DayRehab™
Day Rehabilitation

WHERE

In an outpatient setting close to home

WHAT

A minimum of three hours of treatment but in an outpatient setting – Day rehabilitation is for those who no longer need inpatient hospitalization but can benefit from multiple intensive therapies and continued monitoring by a physiatrist.

Outpatient Rehabilitation

WHERE

In an outpatient setting close to home

WHAT

One-to-two hours of specialty outpatient therapy


LIFE Center

Ongoing medical and social resources for life - available free-of-charge to both RIC patients and nonpatients.


Second Look

RIC also offers its unique Spinal Cord Injury "Second Look" Program as a recheck for people who have sustained a spinal cord injury in the past.