Department of spinal cord injuries

We are one of three rehabilitation centers in Norway that offer specialized rehabilitation for people with spinal cord injuries. The unit has 10 beds for primary rehabilitation and long-term follow-up. We provide professional care for the SCI population in the middle and northern parts of Norway.

Neuro East building
Entrance of the building
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Department of spinal cord injuries

Our specialized services and care for people with spinal cord injuries are based on international recommendations from the International Spinal Cord Society. We focus on a holistic approach in the care of our patients, which requires close collaboration and coordination within our multidisciplinary team.

The main goal of primary rehabilitation is to regain independence.
Our multidisciplinary team, includes nurses, doctors, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychiatrist, social worker, special education teachers and a peer-mentor.

To get the most out of your stay we are dependent on your cooperation.

Head of department: Vigdis Strand

Contact information

Meeting point

The Department is located in 4th floor.

We have no fixed visiting hours, but we encourage all visitors to come after 15:00 Monday to Friday.
There are no fixed visiting hours Saturday or Sunday.

+47 72 57 51 00
Monday - Friday 08:00-15:30
Telephone is answered by department staff on evenings and weekends.
Mailing address
St.Olavs Hospital HF
Avdeling for ryggmargsskader
Postboks 3250 Torgarden
NO-7006 Trondheim
Neuro East
Visiting address
Edvard Griegs gate 8(Kart)
NO-7030 Trondheim
72 57 30 00


Parking Øya

Transportation Øya

Bus - Local and the surrounding districts

The best way to plan your travel is to visite the website of AtB and use the "Reiseplanlegger" (planner): 

Bus - Airport



Marienborg is the nearest train station to the hospital at Øya: 

There is local bus service to and from the Trondheim Central Station: 

Practical information


Note: Not all departments at St. Olav have the service to call you back, except for some outpatient clinics and laboratories.

What is callback?

Callback means that the telephone service is open to the public 24 hours so that you can give your message regardless of opening hours.

Remember personal identity number before calling

Please have your personal number - 6 or 11 figures - ready before calling. This will be of great help when we call you back.

If you are calling on behalf of others, for example children, the child's personal number must be entered.

Payment for not meeting

Note that cancellation must be made at least 24 hours before the appointment. Cancellation later than 24 hours before the appointment causes a fee of NOK 640 (in 2016)

Patient hotel


Opening hours:
  • Monday - Friday: 0900 - 1900
  • Saturday: 1000 - 1400

Phone 73 86 42 00

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Shops within the Hospital area at Øya:

  • Bunnpris, located in Elgesetergate 18
  • Coop Prix in Klostergata 46


St. Olavs Hospital offers a free wireless guest network called "GjestenettHMN". The guest network is available at all hospital locations throughout the region.

  • Connect to your wireless network GjestenettHMN
  • Open your browser and follow the instructions
  • You will receive a password by SMS and then you can use guest network online
  • Passwords are valid for one week at a time. Passwords can be sent to any mobile phone with a Norwegian mobil number

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