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Rehabilitation Department

Overview of Rehabilitation Programs:


Rehabilitation is a cornerstone of everything we do at Kennedy Krieger Institute. Founded in 1937 as the Children's Rehabilitation Institute, Kennedy Krieger is an international resource with a strong tradition of providing comprehensive rehabilitation services for children and young adults with disorders of the brain, spinal cord and musculoskeletal system. Depending on a patient's needs, we offer patient care in a variety of settings through our Rehabilitation Continuum of Care for children with both acute and chronic rehabilitation needs. Our philosophy emphasizes individualized care, using innovative approaches and evidence-based therapies. We strive to help each patient maximize their potential for recovery, with the goal of successful transition back to home, school, and community life.

Areas of Specialization include:

Inpatient Programs:

The Pediatric Rehabilitation Unit provides comprehensive and interdisciplinary treatment, evaluation, and follow-up services, including 24-hour medical, nursing, and respiratory care, and intensive therapy services for patients with decreased function due to a variety of causes, including:

  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Chronic pain
  • Complex medical conditions
  • Orthopedic surgery

Inpatient Rehabilitation Tour

Outpatient Programs:

Diagnostic, Treatment, Follow-Up Programs

Related Services & Clinics

Outpatient Rehabilitation Tour

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