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​Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Patient Stories

Meet Melissa 

When she developed Achilles tendonitis and bursitis of the heel, Melissa worried she’d have to take time off from running. That’s until she learned about mechanical tendon scraping for faster relief at UPMC's Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.

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Meet Mia

When she started experiencing excruciating hip pain on her daily long runs, champion runner Mia needed to find relief. Finding a runner-focused physiatrist and treatment at UPMC’s Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation helped her get back to the top.

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Meet Sally

When severe strokes left Sally with no functional use of her right side, she turned to UPMC’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation where BOTOX® injections helped her become mobile once again.

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