The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) provides inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation care.

Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit

Treatment is available 365 days a year at Mayo Clinic Hospital, as well as consults for transfers from other hospitals. Primary treatment reasons include:

  • Stroke
  • Neurological disorders (e.g., multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's disease, non-traumatic myelopathy, Guillain-Barre syndrome)
  • Complex postoperative rehabilitation for orthopedic procedures (joint replacement, etc.)

Consultative services

PM&R staff provide evaluations, diagnoses and compassionate care for a wide range of conditions, including:

  • Spinal disorders (e.g., spinal stenosis, radiculopathies). Can also involve referral to Neurosurgery or the Pain Clinic.
  • Musculoskeletal disorders, including:
  • Neurological disorders (e.g., multiple sclerosis, stroke, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Parkinson's disease). Can also involve consultations with neurological and neurosurgical specialty clinics.
  • Amputations

Therapy services

Therapy services are available at Mayo Clinic in Scottsdale, Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix and Mayo Arrowhead Family Medicine. We offer the following special services:

  • Certified hand therapists
  • Certified vestibular specialists
  • Certified lymphedema specialists
  • Certified geriatric specialists
  • Bowel and bladder rehabilitation
  • Allen cognitive assessments
  • Runners' evaluations/sports rehabilitation
  • Certified orthopedic specialists