Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R)

We plan to provide courses on the following sections covered under the curriculum for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Links to individual courses available on specific topics provided below.


  • Functional prognosis for a patient’s recovery following a stroke (Already covered) See course by LOREN WARD, PT, DPT here

Gait and balance

  • Gait and balance evaluation (Diagnostic approach to gait abnormalities, ddx)
  • Strategies for promoting mobility in the inpatient setting
  • Physical therapy and exercise prescription for gait disorders
  • Therapeutic footwear and simple lower extremity orthotics (Heel Lifts, AFO’s, stabilization) 
  • Vestibular rehabilitation


  • Spasticity: Evaluation and management
  • Cervical radiculopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Brachial plexus injuries
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • Rotator cuff injuries
  • Shoulder dislocations
  • Shoulder: Adhesive capsulitis and impingement syndromes
  • Elbow pain, injuries, and entrapment syndromes
  • Wrist and hand
    • Degenerative disorders (Rheumatoid arthritis, dupuytren, ganglion cyst, trigger finger)
    • Injuries and fractures
    • Neuropathy in wrist/hand
  • Lumbar disc disorders
  • Evaluation of low back pain
  • Sciatica
  • Compression fractures (evaluation, pain management, prognostic indications
  • Hip fracture rehabilitation
  • Lower extremity neuropathy (evaluation, treatment, considerations in PAD/diabetic patients)

CNS injury and rehabilitation

  • Stroke rehabilitation (Already covered) See course by JEFFREY TERAOKA, MD. here
  • Stroke 101 (Already covered) See course by LOREN WARD, PT, DPT here
  • Syndromes, emotional sequelae and interventional framework of stroke (Already covered) See course by TIFFANIE SIM WONG, PH.D. here
  • Stroke And nursing best practices for acute care RNs (Already covered) See course by AMY L PESCH MSN, RN here
  • Neuroanatomy and functional sequelae of stroke (Already covered) See course by NEDA RAYMOND PH.D. here
  • Post-concussive syndromes and TBI rehabilitation
  • Approaches to rehabilitation with metabolic brain injury (hypoxic, hypoperfusion, metabolic encephalopathy)
  • Autonomic and cardiovascular sequelae of brain and spinal cord injuries
  • Neurogenic bladder and bowel
  • Swallowing disorders (Evaluation, treatment options, prognosis)
  • Aphasia (Types of aphasia and planning therapeutic approach) 
  • Post-stroke seizures and epilepsy
  • Stroke and cognition (Memory disorders. executive/integrative functions, attention disorders, perceptual neglect, treatment modalities)
  • Recognizing and treating post-stroke behavioral and mood disorders

Critical Care and Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation

  • General rehabilitation after ICU stays/critical illness
  • Post-extubation pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Cardiac rehabilitation (post-MI, improving functional capacity, post-surgical)
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD

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