PM&R Update

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PM&R Update is a publication for physicians. It highlights trends in physical medicine and rehabilitation procedures and related research at Mayo Clinic.

To contact the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic for a referral or physician consultation, please call 800-533-1564.

2015 Issues

Vol. 5, No. 3, 2015 (PDF)

  • Exploring the Connection Between Traumatic Brain Injury and Alzheimer’s Disease: A Population-Based Medical Record Review Analysis
  • Improving Musculoskeletal Health in Patients With Osteoporosis

Vol. 5, No. 2, 2015 (PDF)

  • Evaluating the Efficacy of Intervertebral Disk Regeneration With Stem Cells in Animals
  • Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome and Chronic Fatigue in Adolescents: Working Toward Recovery

Vol. 5, No. 1, 2015 (PDF)

  • Intraspinal Stimulation Shows Promise for Restoring Function After Spinal Cord Injury
  • Treating Cancer-Related Pain: Exploring the Efficacy of Physical Medicine Modalities
  • Examining the Role of Tricyclic Antidepressants in Osteoporotic Fractures

2014 Issues

Vol. 4, No. 4, 2014 (PDF)

  • Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems Centers Help Advance Research and Patient Care
  • Fibromyalgia Research Looks to Improve Treatment Strategies and Patient Outcomes

Vol. 4, No. 3, 2014 (PDF)

  • Q & A With Christopher H. Evans, Ph.D., Director, Mayo Clinic Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center (RMRC)
  • Stem Cells Studied as Minimally Invasive Treatment for Avascular Necrosis of the Femoral Head

Vol. 4, No. 2, 2014 (PDF)

  • International Group Studying Novel Robotic Hand
  • Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine Center Partners With Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx in New Downtown Minneapolis Facility
  • Information and Communication Technology Helps Improve Patient Access to Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Care

Vol. 4, No. 1, 2014 (PDF)

  • Mayo Researchers Study Muscle Stiffness and Possible Therapeutic Interventions in Children With Cerebral Palsy
  • Slowing or Reversing Muscle Loss: The Complex Biology of Myostatin Inhibition

2013 Issues

Vol. 3, No. 2, 2013 (PDF)

  • New Rehabilitation Medicine Research Center to Focus on Translational Research
  • Improving Outcomes During and After Pregnancy for Patients With Spinal Cord Injury

Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013 (PDF)

  • Study Examines Associations Between Bone Health and Skeletal Muscle Mass in Adult Women and Men
  • International Studies Analyze Whether Feedback About Mobility and Exercise Improves Walking Outcomes Among Stroke Patients