The Swiss Paraplegic Centre Nottwil is one of the leading centres for paraplegics, spinal injuries and diseases of the spine. The principle of a private specialized clinic is based on professional first care, holistic rehabilitation and a lifelong accompaniment of paraplegics. The individual use of experts and instruments aims for the best possible complete restoration of the psychological, physiological and social structures of persons with spinal cord injury. Prerequisite for this is a professional rescue at the accident site and appropriate acute therapy, first rehabilitation by specialists for physical medicine and rehabilitation as well as specialists for diagnostics, surgery, therapy and care. A lifelong accompaniment with the help of experts contributes to professional care and to a high degree of autonomy in daily life. Director of Swiss Paraplegic Centre is Dr. Hans Peter Gmünder.