The major concern that PM&R deals with as a medical field is the ability of a person to function optimally within the limitations placed upon them by a disease process / disorder / trauma leading to disabling impairments. The emphasis is on maximizing the restoration of daily life functions with optimization of the quality of life. A team approach to chronic conditions is emphasized to coordinate care of patients. Comprehensive Rehabilitation is provided by specialists in this field, who act as facilitators, team leaders, and medical experts for rehabilitation.
The department of PM&R deals with management of clinical situations of:
- Neuromuscular disorders
- Musculoskeletal (non-traumatic / post traumatic) disorders
- Orthopaedic, rheumatic disorders
- Spinal cord injury
- Musculoskeletal Pains
- Paediatric age impairments
- Geriatric age impairments
- Sports injuries and fitness
- Brain injury / stroke
- Obesity and other lifestyle disease modifications (Metabolic care)
- Orthotic devices
- Cardio-Pulmonary and Cancer Rehab (to be started shortly)
Outpatient Aktiv-Clinics of Rehabilitation Medicine
Physical medicine and rehabilitation focuses on restoring the health and functional abilities of people after illness or injury, such as a post fractures, joints, soft tissue injuries, brain, spinal cord injury, heart-lung disorders, post-surgical joint replacement, sports injuries, nerve-muscle, brain, spinal disorders, stroke, etc. conditions.
Presently our rehabilitation team consists of rehabilitation doctors (Physiatrists), therapists (physical therapists, occupational therapists), and others who work together to help sufferer get back on his feet.
Aktivhealth specialty is not what we do to people,
but what we do with them.
We work with people to develop a custom treatment plan
that will help them get back to the life they can enjoy.
The team at Aktivhealth is well trained and dedicated. We treat a broad range of conditions affecting nearly every aspect of physical and cognitive functioning.
Contact us today to make an appointment.