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Our patient targeted articles provide treatment and long-term care information on many of the most common medical conditions and illnesses we treat. We make this information available so that our patients and their families can benefit from the highest quality of service possible, and from the latest technologies and research.

To learn more, please read our patient care articles on the following medical conditions:

Disease/Condition Overview Articles

For a complete list of medical conditions treated by physicians and specialists from the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, please click on the link below:

Traumatic Brain Injury Articles

Spinal Cord Injury Articles

Featured Patient Care Article

SCI & Urinary Tract Infections: Intermittent Catheterization

It is important to recognize the signs of a urinary tract infection. Because many patients with spinal cord injury must empty their bladders by intermittent catheterization, they are more likely than most people to get bacteria in their urine.

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Featured Patient Story

Greer Tavel

Greer TavelGreer Tavel had a stroke in 2003, and stayed at the UWMC rehabilitation unit for almost three months.
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