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Rehabilitation is the process of restoring skills and function after illness or injury. The University of Washington's Rehabilitation Medicine facilities emphasize working in partnership with our patients and their families to maximize independence and realize their potential.

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Featured Patient Care Article

SCI & Urinary Tract Infections: Indwelling (Foley) Catheter

Patients with spinal cord injury who use an indwelling catheter will always have bacteria in their urine. The catheter provides a direct pathway for the bacteria to enter your bladder.

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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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