Rehabilitation Research

The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation faculty is pursuing research in a variety of areas to enhance the quality of life and functional independence of persons with injuries and disabling illness.


Acupuncture as an alternative method of pain management is being studied, with the goal of decreasing pain levels to the point where the individual can participate in a  physical therapy or exercise program.


Electrodiagnosis research is conducted using electromyography, nerve conduction studies, and evoked potentials.