Rehabilitation Medicine 2 of 2

Overview:
Physical rehabilitation plays an important role in helping people recover from spinal cord injuries, stroke, and orthopaedic injuries. There are some new approaches to this type of medicine that are helping people regain function and have a better quality of life.

Part two of this two-part program addresses the following topics:

  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Variations in extent of injury
  • Rehabilitation for spinal cord injury
  • Lokomat training - mechanical treadmill research
  • Spinal cord function research

Guest:
Dr. Peter Gorman, the chief of Rehabilitation Medicine at University of Maryland Rehabilitation & Orthopaedics Institute, formally Kernan Hospital. And Dr. Gorman is also an associate professor of Neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.

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This page was last updated: September 16, 2013

         
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