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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) & 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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