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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

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) & Pressure Sores

A pressure sore is any redness or break in the skin caused by too much pressure on your skin for too long a period of time. The pressure prevents blood from getting to your skin so the skin dies.

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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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