Physiatry and Rehabilitation

Physiatry and Rehabilitation

Physiatry is also known as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. It is responsible for identifying the functional needs of individuals who have experienced trauma or illness, and prescribing the necessary supports: therapies, orthopedic devices, medications, among others.

Our services in Physiatry and Rehabilitation

We work together with other professionals such as physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech therapists, among others. We interact with various medical and surgical specialties to provide comprehensive patient management.

We offer the following services:

  • Medical consultation in physical medicine for adult and pediatric patients
  • Medical consultation in neurophysiology for adults
  • Hospital evaluation
  • Coordination of the rehabilitation process for hospitalized patients
  • Consultation and prescription of rehabilitation technologies, such as walking aids (cane, crutches, walker) or mobility aids (wheelchairs), prostheses in case of partial or total limb amputation, and orthoses to maintain posture or improve specific functions.
  • Low-complexity procedures for pain management: dry needling and soft tissue infiltration.
  • Performance of electrodiagnostic tests:
  • Electromyography and nerve conduction velocity
  • Somatosensory evoked potentials
  • Single fiber study
  • Repetitive stimulation test
  • Application of botulinum toxin in conditions such as spasticity.
Our professionals in Physiatry and Rehabilitation

Lina María Mejía Jaramillo


Diana Cristina Cortés García


Laura Giraldo Castaño


Maria Clara Velásquez González


Teresita Eugenia Martínez Restrepo 

Physiatrist, Subspecialist in Neurological Rehabilitation

When to check Physiatry and Rehabilitation?

You should consider scheduling a consultation with one of our physiatrists if you experience any of the following situations:

  • If you suffer from medium to high complexity musculoskeletal trauma.
  • If you experience osteomuscular pain or chronic pain.
  • If you have injuries or diseases of the central nervous system such as a stroke, spinal cord injury due to trauma or disease, brain trauma, Parkinson's disease, neurodegenerative or demyelinating diseases.
  • If you have injuries or diseases of the peripheral nervous system that affect the nerve (facial paralysis, diabetic neuropathy, Guillain-Barré syndrome, neuropathies of genetic origin), or that affect the muscle such as muscular dystrophies or myopathies.
  • If you experience spasticity: increased muscle tension causing stiffness.
  • If you experience focal dystonia: Involuntary spasms in the wrist due to the development of certain activities involving it, such as playing a musical instrument or practicing certain sports.
  • Physical deconditioning due to illness or prolonged rest.
  • Partial or total amputation of one or more limbs.
  • Gait abnormalities.
Comprehensive Care

Our comprehensive health approach aims to ensure the physical, mental, and emotional well-being of each patient by offering holistic and personalized care during their stay through the following support services:

Rehabilitation Unit
We have specialists in different areas of rehabilitation for the recovery of patients with conditions that generate temporary or permanent limitations.

Speech Therapy
We provide support from the feeding processes by conducting timely evaluation, diagnosis, and rehabilitation in patients with swallowing disorders, both in adults and pediatric patients.

Diagnostic Support
We conduct supplementary studies to the patient's clinical evaluation to confirm a diagnosis and implement therapeutic actions.

We ensure successful pharmacological therapy with quality care and attention for patients, minimizing risks.

Contact us

Contact our Call Center at (604) 360 4788 to schedule an appointment with our Physiatry department.

For more information or general inquiries, please contact us at (604) 445 90 00.