Commonly treated diagnoses in the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine include:
- Amputation/limb disorders
- Brachial plexus injuries
- Brain/head injuries
- Cerebral Palsy
- Musculoskeletal system diseases
- Neuromuscular diseases
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Neuro-oncology rehabilitation
- Near drowning
- Physical debilitation
- Spina bifida
- Spinal cord injury
- Traumatic brain injury
Inpatient Pediatric Rehabilitation Services
Children's Mercy Hospital offers comprehensive inpatient pediatric rehabilitation services to children who experience functional issues related to brain tumors, orthopedic interventions, infectious processes or oxygen deprivation.
The Division of Rehabilitation Medicine operates a variety of clinics tailored to the specific needs of the children we serve. We provide outpatient services at two locations in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area: at Children's Mercy Hospital in downtown Kansas City, Mo., and at Children's Mercy Northland. Click here for more information about our Rehabilitation Medicine Clinics.
Children's Mercy Home Care
Children's Mercy Home Care is the only full-service pediatric home health agency in the region, providing cost-effective continuity of care following, or instead of, inpatient hospitalization. Children's Mercy Home Care provides respiratory, speech, occupational and physical therapy, as well as medical social work services. Click here to learn more about Children's Mercy Home Care.
Day Treatment Program
The Day Program at The Rehabilitation Institute of Kansas City transitions kids from inpatient rehabilitation to home, school and community. The only program of its kind in the region, this individually tailored program provides intensive multidisciplinary evaluation, and therapies, to maximize the abilities of each child. Click here to learn more about the Day Treatment Program.
Camps and Community Outreach Activities
Staff members of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine are involved in numerous camps and outreach activities to help integrate our patients into the community. Click here to see a sampling of camps and outreach activities.
Helpful Resource Links
Patients and families of the Division of Rehabilitation Medicine may find other useful information on this resource link page.