The job of a rehabilitation physician is to treat any disability resulting from disease or injury, from sore shoulders to spinal cord injuries. The focus is on the development of a comprehensive program for improving our patient’s quality of life after injury or disease – without surgery.
Baylor Scott & White Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians addresses the function of the whole patient and helping them find their way back from all types of injuries, illnesses, and acute and chronic conditions. Suffering from an acute injury or living with chronic illness can affect the way people move and communicate, and their role in the home and workplace. Physiatry at BSW Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physicians is about patient-centered care and maximizing independence and mobility with the goal of returning patients to their everyday life.
Baylor Rehabilitation System is a network of inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation programs and services located across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex with Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation (BIR) as our flagship hospital. Learn more about our specialized locations and programs below.
Rehabilitation medicine is designed to meet each person’s specific needs; therefore, each program is different. Some general treatment components for rehabilitation programs include the following:
The success of rehabilitation depends on many variables, including the following: