Why choose Mayo ClinicBy Mayo Clinic Staff
Experience and expertise. Mayo Clinic is a leading treatment and research center for people who need brain rehabilitation after injury or disease has altered their brain function.
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has accredited the inpatient and outpatient brain rehabilitation services at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, for its expertise in providing stroke, traumatic brain injury and pediatric rehabilitation care.
- Team approach. Mayo Clinic's Division of Brain Rehabilitation, within the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, helps hundreds of people recover from traumatic and nontraumatic brain injuries each year. Doctors trained in physical medicine and rehabilitation coordinate a team of doctors and staff trained in many areas to evaluate and address your needs.
Treatment and follow-up care. Mayo Clinic specialists trained in brain rehabilitation provide your care from the day you're diagnosed with a brain disorder through your return home to your family and community.
Some impairments after your brain injury last a lifetime. Mayo's Brain Rehabilitation Clinic team will work with you to meet your long-term needs, offering you and your family a seamless experience between levels of care as your condition improves and your needs change over time.
Individualized care. Mayo Clinic doctors and other specialists develop an individualized treatment plan for each person with a brain disorder. You and your family are considered an integral part of the treatment team, and you're informed and involved in making decisions.
Mayo Clinic's Pediatric Rehabilitation Program cares for children with brain injuries at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Similar to the adult practices, Mayo Clinic doctors and staff evaluate and develop comprehensive treatment plans for children with medical, cognitive and behavioral challenges after brain injury.
- Research. Mayo Clinic staff members take an evidence-based approach to brain rehabilitation. Collaborative research between Mayo Clinic and other academic centers across the nation involves a variety of studies, including epidemiology, telemedicine and community-based clinical trials to improve outcomes after brain injury.
Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., ranks No. 1 for neurology and neurosurgery in the U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals rankings. Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Ariz., and Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Fla., are ranked among the Best Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery by U.S. News & World Report. Mayo Clinic also ranks among the Best Children's Hospitals for neurology and neurosurgery.
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