Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R), also known as Rehabilitation Medicine/Physiatry, is a branch of medicine emphasizing in the prevention, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of disorders, particularly those of the neuromusculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and pulmonary systems that may produce temporary or permanent impairment.
In the department of PMR we treat conditions of the bones, muscles, joints, brain and nervous system, which can affect other systems of the body and limit a person’s ability to function. In the department we help to improve person’s functional capabilities by medical treatment, acute and chronic pain management, organizing and integrating a program of rehabilitation therapy such as physical, occupational, speech therapies, psychological, social nursing, prosthetic, orthotic, engineering and vocational services.
To provide excellent patient care, education, and research in the field of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, leading to improvement in function, independence, health, and quality of life for each individual served.
Department will provide holistic interdisciplinary assessment and rehabilitation services to patients and families, and we are committed to advancing knowledge of the art and science of medical rehabilitation.