By Mayo Clinic Staff

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation provides inpatient and outpatient care. In addition to a sports medicine clinic, the department offers rehabilitation services for:

  • Chronic lower back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Chronic pain syndrome
  • Abnormal gait
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Tension myalgias
  • Rehabilitation of various nervous system conditions, including:
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Cerebral vascular accidents
  • Spinal cord pathology

The department's physiatrists also offer evaluation and rehabilitation management for the following conditions and disorders:

  • Musculoskeletal and connective tissue problems
  • Central nervous system disorders
  • Peripheral nervous system problems
  • Post-traumatic conditions, including spinal cord injury, brain injury and fractures
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation for amputations, joint replacement, etc.
  • Cerebral vascular, lymphedema and other circulatory disorders
  • Neurogenic bladder and bowel conditions
  • Cancer rehabilitation