Brain Injury

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Call 1-800-533-UPMC (533-8762) to make an appointment with a doctor from the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

Brain injury can lead to physical disabilities, as well as problems with:

  • Thinking
  • Memory
  • Behavior
  • Mobility
  • Motor control
  • Social interactions

After a brain injury, some people may:

  • Have difficulty communicating, walking, and caring for themselves
  • Become agitated or restless
  • Have memory impairments
  • Experience personality changes

Supporting You at Every Stage of Your Rehabilitation

The physiatrists at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) guide and support you and your family through the challenges of brain injury rehabilitation with a physician-directed, comprehensive, individualized treatment plan.

Most people with brain injuries need further treatment after their stay in inpatient rehabilitation. As part of UPMC’s continuum of care, our doctors ensure that you receive the appropriate level of care at the right place and at the right time.

Why Choose UPMC for Brain Injury Rehab?

  • The Department of PM&R is part of one of the country’s largest and most comprehensive rehabilitation networks. In fact, UPMC offers more than 70 rehabilitation facilities with inpatient, outpatient, and long-term services.
  • We’re also the only brain injury rehabilitation center in western Pennsylvania that offers the comprehensive services of an acute care hospital.
  • Plus, UPMC is the region’s only clinical trial network for brain injury as recognized by the National Institutes of Health — a designation shared by only seven other health systems in the United States.

Learn more about inpatient brain injury rehab and treatment at UPMC.

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