A $4.3 million grant will help establish a Rehabilitation Research and Training Center at the U-M and Michigan Medicine. Learn more about the collaborative effort.
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
A potential solution to help get immobile bodies moving? A vibrating device to activate muscles — fulfilling a key part of a patient’s recovery while in intensive care.
Researchers are investigating whether physical activity has beneficial effects on age-related declines in cognitive function.
A Michigan Medicine researcher teamed up with colleagues in China to investigate muscular strength as a predictor of metabolic disorders and physical disabilities.
When assessing an older person’s fall risk, brain processing speed matters, U-M researchers found. Which is why they invented a device for bedside use to measure that speed.
Cutting-edge patient-centered “smart tests” will allow clinicians to evaluate specific quality of life concerns for individuals with Huntington’s disease.