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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) & 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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