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Neuropsychology one of many disciplines that help care for patients with Parkinson’s
Neuropsychologist Dr. Erin Holker does a lot of work with Parkinson's disease patients — in the clinic, in her research, and in the community.
U of M program enabling more diverse students to enter the physical therapy profession
Pipeline program provides support/mentorship to help diverse students become physical therapists.
Neuropsychology and multiple sclerosis: providing compassionate, involved care
Neuropsychologist James Porter, PhD, ABPP-CN, shares his thoughts about working with a special group of patients during Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month.
Fellowship in brain injury medicine provides additional training in critical area
The department's Brain Injury Medicine Fellowship has a long history of leadership and the current fellow believes it's a "great adventure." #BrainInjuryAwarenessMonth
PM&R physician offers potential relief for tinnitus sufferers
Physiatrist Dr. Stephanie Standal is able to give her patients who have tinnitus as a comorbidity with migraine headaches temporary relief from this annoying condition using a common injectable.
Studies focus on the positive impact that Qigong has on reducing pain and enabling movement
Dr. Ann Van de Winckel and her Brain-Body-Mind Lab team are performing research designed to demonstrate the effectiveness of integrative approaches to physical therapy.
Research team seeks to identify biomarkers of neck and back pain and use them for more precise diagnoses
Department lab led by Dr. Arin Ellingson using novel U of M resources to develop biometric tools and assessments to better evaluate spinal health.
Renowned U of M physical therapy program successfully achieves re-accreditation
More than 80 years ago, the U's physical therapy program was first accredited. Since then, the program has been continually accredited and on November 2, 2021, our accreditation was once again...
Newest addition to the clinical team focuses on helping patients with low back pain
The department recently welcomed Dr. Orrin Mann to the PM&R Clinical Service Unit. He joined the Medical Spine team and is providing care at the M Health Fairview Clinics and...
Collaboration and the shoulder are priorities for this physical therapy researcher
Justin Staker, PT, PhD, has a deep respect for the shoulder. He works with athletes in shoulder-heavy sports to improve their performance, help treat their shoulder injuries, and...
Department member brings lived experience to spinal cord injury research
Rehabilitation Medicine researcher, Rob Wudlick, has been with the department almost two years. Since he arrived, his primary focus has been on spinal cord injury (SCI) research.
Neuropsychology conference hosted by the U to change how the subspecialty is taught
In September 2022, 50 to 60 delegates and about a dozen experts from U.S. academic centers that have neuropsychology programs will come to the University of Minnesota for five days to fulfill a...
Helping those with epilepsy lead productive, meaningful lives
Dr. Eric Waldron, a neuropsychologist in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine’s Division of Adult Neuropsychology, has been working with individuals who have epilepsy for more...
New neuropsychologist excited about the opportunity to teach, do research, and care for patients
Courtney Eskridge, PhD, recently joined the Rehabilitation Medicine Department as an Assistant Professor in the Adult Neuropsychology Division.
In the spotlight this month: Division of Physical Therapy
Faculty member Dr. Amanda Sharp helps us celebrate National Physical Therapy Month with a look at what's happening in the Rehabilitation Department's Division of Physical Therapy.
Rehabilitation specialists provide comprehensive, knowledgeable care for their breast cancer patients
When breast cancer patients come to the Rehabilitation Medicine Department for treatment, they are cared for using a multidisciplinary approach. Three of the physicians who work with these patients...
U of M Udall Center secures $11.3M to continue Parkinson’s disease and deep brain stimulation research
The Udall Center at the University of Minnesota Medical School was awarded a new $11.3 million grant from the National Institute for Neurological Disorders and Stroke to continue its work in deep...
New faculty member has dual passions – physical therapy and diversity, equity, and inclusion
Briana Partee, PT, DPT, recently joined the faculty and in addition to treating patients, is taking on the department's first diversity, equity, and inclusion role in physical therapy.
U of M Medical School to house statewide center for spinal cord injury research and education
The University of Minnesota Medical School recently received funding to be the prime site for a spinal cord injury Center for Excellence through an interdisciplinary team in the upper Midwest.