The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) provides physician services at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute and numerous outpatient clinics throughout western Pennsylvania. The Department’s mission is to maximize the health, function, and well-being of the people they serve by providing the highest quality rehabilitative medical care, conducting highly relevant, cutting-edge research, and training the next generation of clinicians and researchers.
Lumbar disc generation can cause chronic low back pain, but simple treatment methods can help you cope.
For the first time, a human is able to experience the sensation of touch via a robotic arm, which is controlled with the brain.
Use this guide to help understand how to give yourself feedings through your gastrostomy tube at home after leaving the hospital.
Climbing stairs with crutches can be a challenge at first. Follow our tips for safely going up and down stairs on crutches.
Occupational therapists at the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute at UPMC Mercy recently began to offer a new form of hand therapy: the music glove. Learn more.