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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

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) & Depression

Depression is a common illness that can affect anyone. About 1 in 20 Americans (over 11 million people) get depressed every year. Depression is even more common in the spinal cord injury (SCI) population-about 1 in 5 people.

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Featured Patient Story

Jim Schoeld

Jim SchoeldJim Schoeld credits his UW rehabilitation team with helping him to understand that he could once again be mobile and independent following an accident that resulted in a severe spinal cord injury.
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