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Our patient targeted articles provide treatment and long-term care information on many of the most common medical conditions and illnesses we treat. We make this information available so that our patients and their families can benefit from the highest quality of service possible, and from the latest technologies and research.

To learn more, please read our patient care articles on the following medical conditions:

Disease/Condition Overview Articles

For a complete list of medical conditions treated by physicians and specialists from the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, please click on the link below:

Traumatic Brain Injury Articles

Spinal Cord Injury Articles

Featured Patient Care Article

Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) & Maintaining Healthy Skin

The skin is served by a large number of blood vessels, and adequate circulation is needed to maintain skin health. There are a variety of measures you can take in order to help ensure a healthy blood supply to the skin.

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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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