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UAMS Impact on Arkansas ‘Stronger Than Ever’

Feb. 26, 2016 | Pointing to measurements of academic, clinical and research productivity, UAMS Chancellor Dan Rahn, M.D., voiced optimism and pride at the work UAMS is doing in its health and health improvement mission for Arkansas during his annual State of the University report on Feb. 23. However, the university is also facing several [...]

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Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy At UAMS, our caring and compassionate physical therapy experts use the latest equipment and developments, providing personalized treatment plans to adults of all ages. We treat a variety of physical conditions requiring rehabilitation, including but not limited to: Back pain Post-operative rehab Sprains and strains Sports injuries Pelvic pain, pelvic floor conditions, [...]

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Arthritis

Arthritis Did you know that about one in three Americans have some form of arthritis or joint pain? Arthritis is inflammation that occurs in the joints such as the knee, shoulder, hip or elbow as the body’s natural reactions to injury or disease. The term “arthritis” actually represents more than 100 rheumatic diseases and conditions [...]

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Aquatic Rehabilitation

Aquatic Rehabilitation Aquatic physical therapy is skilled physical therapy performed in the water under the direct instruction and supervision of a licensed therapist. Prior to beginning aquatic physical therapy, each patient will have a physical therapy evaluation to determine if aquatic physical therapy is appropriate. Patients with the following conditions may benefit from aquatic physical therapy. [...]

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Orthopedic Therapy

Orthopedic Therapy Our trained therapists in the Physical and Occupational Therapy clinics have additional education to help you reach your orthopedic rehabilitation goals after joint surgery, musculoskeletal injury, bone trauma or degenerative or inflammatory joint disease. Our goal-directed approach to orthopedic and musculoskeletal rehabilitation tailors treatment to help patients: Restore physical function and enhance the [...]

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Pain Clinic

Pain Clinic Suffering from back pain, cancer, shingles and other forms of chronic pain does not have to be a way of life. The Pain Clinic at UAMS offers you hope. Our multidisciplinary team combines the skills of a pain management physician, physiatrists (physicians specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation), neuroradiologists and neurosurgeons. Located [...]

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Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple Sclerosis Multiple sclerosis is a chronic, often disabling disease that attacks the central nervous system. Symptoms range from mild, such as numbness in the limbs, to severe, such as paralysis or loss of vision. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS are unpredictable and vary from person to person. MS is a disease [...]

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Stroke Treatment and Rehabilitation

Stroke Treatment and Rehabilitation For individuals who have had a stroke, UAMS offers some of the most effective treatment and rehabilitation therapies available. Quick initial treatment and proper rehabilitation are key to returning to your regular activities after a stroke. Stroke Treatment At UAMS, we have a team of emergency medicine physicians and neurologists specifically [...]

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Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Center

Shoulder and Elbow Surgery Center Are you having pain in your shoulder or elbow? The Center for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery at UAMS provides the very latest and best treatments for patients with minor or major orthopedic disorders of the shoulder and elbow, including shoulder replacements. The Center for Shoulder and Elbow Surgery is making [...]

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UAMS Celebrates Physical Therapy Students, Power of Therapy

June 11, 2015 | UAMS welcomed the first 24 students to the Doctor of Physical Therapy program on its northwest Arkansas campus during a June 9 event that also reunited (From left) Angel Holland, M.P.T., director of physical therapy clinical education, Lewis Epley, retired therapist Corrine Larson, and John Jefferson, Ph.D., chair of the UAMS [...]

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