UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center


UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center is one of the Southeast’s foremost providers of comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation. Our board-certified physiatrists treat a wide variety of medical conditions affecting the brain, spinal cord, nerves, bones, joints, ligaments, muscles, and tendons. Our specialists provide the highest level of care from the time of admission, through rehabilitation, and often continuing throughout the patient’s lifetime, which is the hallmark of any quality rehabilitation program.

UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center also is the hub for UAB’s Traumatic Brain Injury Model System and Spinal Cord Injury Model System. Each Model System is nationally recognized for providing a multidisciplinary system of rehabilitation care, ranging from emergency services through rehabilitation and reentry into full community life. Each Model System also conducts research, provides education, and disseminates information, with the goal of improving long-term functional, vocational, cognitive, and quality-of-life outcomes for persons with traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury.

Clinics and Programs
  • Wheelchair Seating and Positioning 
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics Clinic
  • Driver Rehabilitation
  • Locomotor Training
  • Balance and Vestibular Training
  • Model Peer-focused Support Program
  • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Program
  • Neuropsychology/Clinical Psychology 
  • Spain Rehabilitation Pool
  • Women’s Reproductive Health Clinic (for women with disabilities)
  • Amputee Clinic
  • Wound Care Clinic
  • Spasticity Clinic
  • Urology and Sexual Health Clinic
  • Electromyography (EMG) Clinic 
  • Spinal Cord Clinic
  • Brain Injury Clinic
  • General/Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Speech Therapy
  • Audiology