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Health and Care: Therapy and Rehabilitation: Disability Specific: Amputation/Limb Differences

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Michigan

New Sign Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital exists to restore independence, hope, and freedom through rehabilitation to people with disabilities. Michigan for children and adults with the following conditions: spinal injuries, brain injuries, strokes, orthopedic injuries, neurological conditions, congenital abnormalities, pain, and amputation. The Amputee Program at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital features a full continuum of care that includes inpatient, outpatient, and clinic services. We provide intensive, comprehensive, coordinated, multidisciplinary rehabilitation for patients who have experienced an amputation of their lower extremity. Our amputee team therapists possess numerous years of experience and training specific to amputee rehabilitation. For more information contact this Hospital at 235 Wealthy SE, Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA) 49503, Phone: 800.528.8989 or send e-mail to: info@maryfreebed.com


Mississippi

Methodist Rehabilitation Center provides comprehensive medical rehabilitation programs for people with spinal cord and brain injuries, stroke and other neurological and orthopedic disorders and treats patients from all of Mississippi's 82 counties and from neighboring states." Methodist Rehabilitation Center, 1350 East Woodrow Wilson, Jackson, Mississippi 39216, or call (800) 223-6672.


Ohio

Cleveland Clinic Foundation Rehabilitation Institute is accredited by the Joint Commission for the Accreditation of Health Care Organization (JCAHO). Their mission for their Health Systemís Inpatient and Outpatient Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program is to assist the individual to overcome physical, psychosocial, cognitive, and vocational impairments; disabilities, and handicaps. Using the transdisciplinary rehabilitation team approach, we will help in restoring maximal independence in our patients and their families. Orthotics and Prosthetics provides braces (orthoses) and/or artificial limbs (prostheses) to patients of diverse age groups and diagnoses. Patients who receive a prescription from a physician are managed by nationally certified and state licensed practitioners who utilize proven techniques and high quality standards to ensure the greatest return of function or reduction of pain. The Cleveland Clinic is located at 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195 or call 216.444.2200 or 800.223.2273 or TTY 216.444.0261.


Pennsylvania

Magee Rehabilitation Hospital opened in 1958 as the Philadelphia region's original provider of physical and cognitive rehabilitation. Magee is one of 16 federally designated model Regional Spinal Cord Injury Centers, and is part of the brain injury model centers program. It also provides services for amputees and physical therapy for people with orthopedic issues. 1513 Race Street Philadelphia, PA 19102-1177 or call 215-587-3000 E-mail: hskoczen@mageerehab.org.

MossRehab is a hospital in the Philadelphia area offers comprehensive care to people with a broad range of conditions--including stroke, brain injury, orthopaedic and musculoskeletal disabilities, spinal cord dysfunction, pulmonary disorders, amputations, and other forms of disability. The site also offers a wide variety of other information on disability-related subjects including the ADA and accessible travel.


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