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Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Services

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Care Using a Patient-Centered Approach

University Hospitals Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services department specializes in patient-centered care to prevent, diagnose, treat and rehabilitate an array of disorders and injuries, helping patients regain function, mobility and independence. Our physical medicine and rehabilitation (physiatry) specialists, or PMR doctors, help patients who have pain, weakness, numbness or other functional issues stemming from an injury or chronic illness that prevents them from leading an active, independent life.

Features of Our Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Program

UH Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services provides comprehensive medical rehabilitation at multiple locations, including our three inpatient rehab facilities and multiple outpatient therapy locations and physician offices.

Our physiatrists collaborate closely with specialists with UH Neurological Institute, UH Spine Institute, UH Drusinsky Sports Medicine Institute, trauma surgery, and other medical and surgical programs.

Specialized Programs Featuring Expert Physical Medicine Doctors and Rehabilitation Physicians

Our board-certified physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians and PMR doctors provide specialized care for the following in-patient and outpatient services focused on specific functional needs through supervised therapy sessions (physical, occupational, speech/cognitive), medical management including interventional pain therapies, and alternative treatment including acupuncture and manipulation.

PMR Doctor Consult Services

  1. Telehealth services
  2. In-patient consult services

Rehabilitation In-hospital Services

  1. Brain injury
  2. Spinal cord injury
  3. Stroke
  4. Amputee
  5. Cancer
  6. Orthopedics
  7. Medical conditions


  1. Sports-related injuries
  2. Arthritis management
  3. Spine medicine
  4. Interventional pain therapies (injections)
  5. Electrodiagnostic studies
  6. Spasticity management
  7. Gait Clinic (prosthetics and orthotics)
  8. Integrative medicine (osteopathic manipulation and acupuncture)
  9. Work injuries
  10. Disability/return-to-work evaluations