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The University of Washington Department of Rehabilitation Medicine has an international reputation for excellence in patient care. Our team of physicians and healthcare providers maintains the highest standards of patient-centered care by developing individual rehabilitation plans for every patient. This comprehensive approach to care addresses all of the needs of our patients and their families.

Because we recognize that the support and encouragement of loved ones is vital to our patient's successful recovery, our patient care teams make every effort to include family and friends in all aspects of the rehabilitation journey.

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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

Chris Blanchard

Chris BlanchardChris was injured on August 14, 1997 while working at Chihuly studios when he fell 20-25 ft. from a scissor lift, landing on his back on the concrete floor. He sustained a C5-6 spinal cord injury.
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