The Peter O’Donnell Jr. Brain Institute brings together transformative research and patient-centered care to improve the lives of patients today and those of generations to come.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Peter O'Donnell Jr. Brain Institute
UT Southwestern Medical Center’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation team is committed to helping patients achieve the highest possible level of physical, functional, and cognitive independence after an injury or illness.We are a major referral center for patients requiring rehabilitative care. Our physicians (who are all board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation), researchers, and therapists are among the most respected in the nation.
Leaders in Rehabilitation
UT Southwestern’s Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation team offers individualized, patient-centered rehabilitative care based on our patients' needs.
We are one of the premier physician and therapist training centers in the country and the only program in North Texas conducting both translational and clinical research in the areas of brain injury/concussion, burn rehabilitation, stroke, ambulation and falls, epilepsy, and spinal cord injury.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Programs
We offer integrated, comprehensive programs staffed by our team of physicians; nurse practitioners; rehabilitation nurses; rehabilitation psychologists; physical, occupational, speech, and recreation therapists; and rehabilitation counselors. Many staff members hold specialty certifications that demonstrate advanced training and practice in areas of brain injury, spinal cord injury, neurorehabilitation, pain management, sports medicine, and musculoskeletal/orthopedics and spine care.
These programs include:
- Spine care
- Concussion and traumatic brain injury recovery
- Stroke neurorecovery
- Spinal cord injury
- Spasticity management clinic
- Pelvic rehabilitation
- Complex wheelchair seating
- Movement disorder
Conditions We Treat
UT Southwestern provides comprehensive rehabilitation for conditions such as:
- Back pain
- Brain injuries
- Cardiac (heart) disease
- Cognitive impairment
- Debility related to cancer
- Guillain-Barré syndrome
- Joint replacements
- Multiple sclerosis
- Musculoskeletal conditions (sports injuries)
- Neurological conditions
- Orthopaedic injuries
- Overuse injuries (cumulative trauma)
- Parkinson’s disease
- Pediatric conditions
- Pelvic floor disorders and pelvic pain
- Post-transplant recovery
- Pregnancy and postpartum rehabilitation
- Spasticity (neuromuscular)
- Spinal cord injuries
- Urinary incontinence
SupportTo assist and encourage our patients and family members, we offer support groups for spinal cord injury, stroke, brain injury, and limb loss. These groups offer valuable interaction between staff, patients, and family members during all phases of recovery.
Related Conditions and Treatments
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Richardson, Texas 75080 972-669-7070
Fort Worth, Texas 76104 817-882-2400