Program & Goals
Integrated Care Model
Our physiatrists develop and oversee an individualized care plan for each patient which is implemented by our team of rehabilitation professionals. Our services are available to patients with neurological conditions such as cerebral palsy or spina bifida from infancy and throughout adult life.
We provide ongoing rehabilitation care for patients with neurological conditions through education, research and advocacy in the UNC PM&R Outpatient Clinic and community outreach programs.
Our faculty members also provide spasticity management, botulinum toxin and joint injections, nerve conduction studies, electomyography studies (EMGs), as well as neuropsychological and psychological evaluation and treatment.
PM&R Faculty Sub-specializing in Cerebral Palsy
NeuropsychologistKarla Thompson, PhD
PM&R Faculty Sub-Specializing in Spina Bifida
Read about Jaclyn Young, a teenager and aspiring writer with cerebral palsy, from the link to our Pediatric Issue of the Rehabilitation Reader. Also in this issue, Jennifer Pfaltzgraff, parent advocate, shares indispensable resources for families of children with special needs.
We also recommend the A-Z index offrom the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to learn more about specific conditions and treatments.
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