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Overview of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)

Statistics of Disability

PM&R Treatment Team

Specialized Areas of Rehabilitation

Conditions Commonly Treated By PM&R

Effects of Rehabilitation on the Family

Community Re-Entry

Choosing a Rehabilitation Unit / CARF

Picture of an elderly woman, walking, during a physical therapy session 

Physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) is a medical specialty that helps people who have become disabled. The physical problem might be caused by a disease, a disorder, or an injury. PM&R doctors are experts on nerves, muscles, and bones.

PM&R covers everything from cardiac rehab to pain management. These specialists can be teach you the basics of daily living, or help you recover from a fall. 

 
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