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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

PHYSICAL MEDICINE &
REHABILITATION

EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAMS

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RESEARCH

Procedures within the Department of PM&R:

As part of their outpatient clinic experience, the resident will participate in various procedures during their residency at CHRH, UK Clinic, and VA rotation. The resident will be given gradual responsibility based on their competency. The procedure includes:

  • EMG/ NCS
  • Botox injections for spasticity, dystonia, and siallorrhea
  • Joint injections to include US guided injections at the VAMC
  • Trigger point injections
  • Refill and maintenance of Intrathecal Baclofen Pump
  • Programming and maintenance of Deep Brain Stimulators for patients with dystonia, essential tremor and Parkinson's Disease
  • Wound care which includes debridement and wound vac placement
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