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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical medicine and rehabilitation focuses on restoring the health and functional abilities of people after illness or injury, such as a stroke, spinal cord injury, heart surgery, amputation, joint replacement, sports injuries, spinal disorders and other conditions.
Our rehabilitation team consists of rehabilitation doctors (physiatrists), rehabilitation therapists (physical therapists, occupational therapists and speech-language pathologists), rehabilitation psychologists and psychiatrists, rehabilitation nurses, and a variety of other specialists who work together to help you get back on your feet.
Our specialty is not what we do to people but what we do with them! We work with you to develop a custom treatment plan that will help you get back to the life you enjoy.
Meet our team of experienced rehabilitation physicians, psychologists and therapists who can help you on your rehabilitation journey.
Choose from several Maryland locations within the Johns Hopkins Rehabilitation Network that offer access to our comprehensive rehabilitation services.
Learn about our department's educational opportunities for medical students, resident physicians, psychologists and therapists.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation in the News
Lower Back Pain: What Could It Be?
Do you have lower back pain? You are not alone. You can experience lower back pain at any time, even if you don’t have a prior injury or any of the risk factors. Learn more about lower back pain and what causes it from rehabilitation physician and back pain specialist Akhil Chhatre, M.D.
Tomorrow's Discoveries: Recovering After a Stroke
In their research to help patients recover after a stroke or brain injury, Dr. Pablo Celnik and his team at the Human Brain Physiology and Stimulation Laboratory have discovered how brain stimulation can reduce the amount of time it takes to learn different actions and increases how long we remember them.
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