Rehabilitation Medicine helps the process of restoring and enhancing skills for someone who has had an illness or injury. The aims are to regain maximum self-sufficiency and function as normally as possible, to maximise the benefits of recovery from the illness or injury, and to help the person cope with any persisting problems.
include doctors, nurses,
, speech language therapists, psychologists,
and social workers.
may also include using equipment and devices to assist daily living, orthotics (braces) and prostheses (artificial limbs).
may be required for disabilities resulting from a wide range of conditions, such as
, neurological (nervous system) disorder such as
, amputation, some musculoskeletal and orthopaedic injury or illness including spinal cord injury, and other illnesses.
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Auckland Concussion Service has been established to provide early access and timely assessment for people who have sustained a mild (concussion) . . . .
Headaches and dizziness, Tiring more easily, Difficulty sleeping, Forgetfulness and memory problems, Difficulty concentrating and being easily distracted . . . .
Regional Concussion Services has been established to provide early access and timely assessment for people who have sustained a mild (concussion) or moderate traumatic injury. . . .
Active+ offers comprehensive rehabilitation services that include an interdisciplinary team of health professionals such as medical specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, vocational consultants, psychologists, counsellors, social workers, speech language therapists, and nutritionists.
Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for Consultations
Musculoskeletal Medicine, Sports Medicine, Rehabilitation Medicine, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – CTS, Osteoarthritis, Arthritis Support, Arthritis . . . .
Professional Contribution: Education Committee Member, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Hobbies: Golf, Literature, Travelling . . .
Rehabilitation Services help individuals with physical or mental disabilities to obtain employment and live more independently . . .