» Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Department at DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan works with children who have impairments in mobility and fine motor skills, either from an injury or illness or congenital. The goal is to help patients gain control over their bodies to the best of their ability and help them to integrate into community based schooling and work programs.
Services include; augmentative communication, intrathecal baclofen intervention, nutrition programs, occupational therapy, physical therapy, prosthetics/orthotics, variety myoelectric center, social work, speech pathology and support groups. Outpatient services are provided for a variety of conditions including; cerebral palsy, diplegia, gait disorders, hemiplegia, myelomeningocele, neuromuscular disease, orthopaedic issues, spasticity, spina bifida, spinal cord injuries, stroke victims, quadriplegia and traumatic brain injuries.
The department consists of physicians, therapists and nurses with special training in pediatric physical medicine and rehabilitation. A friendly child-centered atmosphere is provided dedicated to helping children be comfortable during their outpatient visits.
Locations: Detroit, Clinton Township
For further information or to schedule an appointment call (313) 745-KIDS or toll-free at (888) 362-2500.