Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

RESTORING BODIES. REMOVING BARRIERS. REBUILDING LIVES.
Your patients deserve compassionate, leading edge care backed by the latest research. Our Physical Medicine and Rehab specialists are dedicated to optimizing patient healing and quality of life by delivering state-of-the-art techniques. Call today to make an appointment: 502-588-2160.

Mission

To provide world-class quality of care to our patients suffering life altering illness and injury.  To restore the function of our patients with hope and dignity and reintegrate them into society by providing an exceptional experience in clinical care, research, and education using evidence based medicine, professionalism and accountability. 

Vision

The University of Louisville Division of PM&R will be recognized as the choice clinical, educational and research destination regionally, nationally and internationally by patients, providers, researchers and payers through the Frazier Rehab Institute's designation as at op 10 Rehabilitation Hospital in US News and World Report and by its presentations at national and international meetings and publications in the specialty's literature. 

Core Values

The American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation’s core values provide a solid foundation for our specialty and sub-specialty certification programs. We are committed to these eight fundamentals that reflect and uphold our mission:

  • Dedication to Excellence
  • Public assurance of high quality patient care
  • Standard setting
  • Science-based medicine
  • Professionalism
  • Leadership
  • Accountability
  • Autonomy

Leading Edge Rehab

Our physiatrists provide evaluation, pain management and rehabilitation for patients affected by:

  • Stroke
  • Brain Injury
  • Cancer
  • Sports Injury
  • Musculoskeletal Conditions
  • Spinal Cord Injury


Multidisciplinary Care
We believe strongly in holistic patient care. Taking a team approach, our Physical Medicine and Rehab specialists develop and manage customized treatment plans in consultation with specialists in:

  • Neurosurgery
  • Orthopedics
  • Neurology
  • Primary Care
  • Oncology
  • Geriatrics
  • Pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Physical, Occupational and Speech Therapy


Continuum of Care
Our Physical Medicine and Rehab experts treat patients along their entire treatment journey:

    • Emergency room
    • Inpatient consult
    • Inpatient rehab
    • Subacute rehab
    • Outpatient office visits
    • Home health supervision
    • Comprehensive outpatient rehab
    • Neuro rehab day program


    Conditions We Treat:

    Neurologic Disorders

    • Movement Disorder
    • ALS
    • Dementia
    • Peripheral neuropathy
    • Carpal Tunnel


    Cerebral Disorders

    • Stroke
    • Multiple Sclerosis
    • Brain Tumor
    • Parkinson’s Disease


    Trauma

    • Brain Injury
    • Spinal Cord Injury
    • Concussion
    • Orthopedic
    • Amputation


    Pediatrics

    • Congenital Disorders
    • Cerebral Palsy
    • Spina Bifida
    • Muscular Dystrophy


    Painful Conditions

    • Back Pain
    • Neck Pain
    • Joint Pain
    • Headache
    • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (CRPS)


    Musculoskeletal Conditions

    • Sports Medicine
    • Strains and Sprains
    • Repetitive Trauma
    • Workers’ Compensation
    • Degenerative and Rheumatoid Arthritis


    Leading Edge Technology
    Our doctors have advanced training in prescribing and providing the latest treatments including:

    • Interventional pain management techniques
    • Botulinum toxins injection
    • Intrathecal therapy for pain and spasticity
    • Spinal cord stimulation
    • Wheelchair and seating prescriptions
    • Assistive technology prescription
    • Locomotor training
    • Functional electrical stimulation
    • Whole body vibration
    • Upper body extremity robotics
    • Virtual reality rehab
    • Myoelectric prostheses


    Specialty Rehab Care:

    • Cancer Rehab
    • Pulmonary Rehab
    • Cardiac Rehab
    • Spasticity
    • Transplant Rehab
    • Geriatric Assessment
    • Return-to-Work Assessment


    NIH-Sponsored and International Research
    We’re active in world-class research and drug trials, ensuring the latest and best techniques for your patients. Some current research projects include:

    • Spinal Cord Injury Model Systems
    • Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Research
    • NIH-sponsored Outcomes Research in spinal conditions, cerebral vascular disease and tumors, movement disorders and trauma
    • Origination and Coordination Center for NRN (Neural Recovery Network)
    • NACTN (North American Clinical Trials Network)
    • Riluzole drug trial for spinal cord injury
    • Epidural spinal stimulation for restoration of walking following spinal cord injury