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Rehabilitation for Specific Problems

By Alex Moroz, MD, Associate Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, Vice Chair of Education, and Residency Program Director, New York University School of Medicine

For many problems—for example, heart disorders, stroke, other brain injuries, spinal injuries, hip fractures, amputation, and loss of hearing, speech, or vision—specific rehabilitation programs are available. Rehabilitation is sometimes needed for other types of fractures (see Overview of Fractures, Dislocations, and Sprains : Rehabilitation and Prognosis).