Medical Rehabilitationalso known as physiatry. It is a branch of medicine that aims to enhance and restore functional ability and quality of life to those with physical impairments or disabilities. Common conditions that are treated by the rehabilitation therapists include amputation, spinal cord injury, sports injury, stroke, musculoskeletal pain syndromes such a slow back pain, fibromyalgia, and traumatic brain injury. Cardiopulmonary rehabilitation involves optimizing function in those afflicted with heart or lung disease. Chronic pain management is achieved through a multidisciplinary approach involving psychologists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, exercise therapists, anesthesiologist, and interventional procedures when indicated.
Related Journals of Medical Rehabilitation
International Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Cardiovascular Pharmacology: Open Access, Journal of Neurology & Neurophysiology, Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Clinical Rehabilitation, Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation, Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Journal of Burn Care & Rehabilitation