Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Division
The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Division (PMRD) is responsible for providing therapeutic services in the fields of physical therapy, occupational therapy, wellness and health promotion and electrodiagnosis. The aim of the PMRD is to develop the fullest physical, social, vocational, avocational, educational and psychological potential of persons with disabilities ranging from the neurologic to the musculoskeletal, from the pediatric to the geriatric. The PMRD staff is made up of a qualified and experienced team of five(5) Consultant Physiatrists, nine (9) Physical Therapists, a Sports Scientist, a Physical Therapy Technician, a Laboratory Aide and a Clerk. Total number of graduates of certified training programs (clinical affiliation of PT interns from UST, UP, UE, FEU and PLM) from April 2000 to April 2008 are 1, 088.
Services Offered
  1. PHYSICAL THERAPY- concerned with the evaluation of the functions of neuromuscular, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems and the selection and application of appropriate therapeutic processes such as physical modalities and exercise to maintain, improve and restore these functions.
  2. OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY – a program of selected activities conducted at treatment under medical direction which aims to help an individual reach the highest potential for function within his environment.
  3. WELLNESS AND HEALTH PROMOTION CLINIC – an individualized exercise program aimed at improving the overall fitness capacity of an individual in terms of aerobic fitness, muscle fitness, flexibility and body composition.
  4. ELECTRODIAGNOSIS – the use of electrology to study the deviation from normal motor unit behavior and the interpretation of its results for disorders of the neuromuscular complex of the motor system.
It is located at the 8th floor of the Medical Arts Building. For more information please call local numbers 3802 to 3804.
 
Last Modified: October 20, 2017