The Department of Rehabilitation Medicine (DRM) offers preventive, primary and rehabilitative care of the differently-abled through its inpatient and outpatient services. A multidisciplinary team approach, involving the physiatrist and the paramedical staff (physical, occupational and speech therapists, psychologists and rehabilitation nurses) is practiced. Specialty Clinics include Orthotics and Prosthetics, Stroke Clinic,Pediatric Clinic, Cardiac Rehab, Vocational Rehab Clinic, Vestibular Rehab, Geriatric Rehab, Sports Clinic, Hand Clinic and CLAP clinic. A Special Education Program (SPED) for differently-abled children is located in the DRM’s Luntiang Paraiso, the pediatric therapeutic garden.
     Service is not limited to the hospital setting. The DRM is actively involved in the Community-based Rehabilitation Program of the Department of Health (DOH) through training of health workers and family members of the differently-abled by the medical and paramedical staff.

Medical Services

Comprehensive rehabilitation programs
  • Neurological and stroke rehabilitation
  • Orthopedic and sports rehabilitation
  • Spine rehabilitation
  • Pediatric rehabilitation
  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Pulmonary rehabilitation
  • Burn rehabilitation
  • Geriatric rehabilitation
  • Hand rehabilitation
  • Vestibular rehabilitation
  • Visual rehabilitation
  • Pain rehabilitation
  • Vocational & Industrial rehabilitation
  • Community-based rehabilitation
  • Wheelchair prescription
  • Intra-articular injections
  • Botulinum toxin injection
  • Cystometrogram
  • Electrodiagnostics
  • EMG-NCV studies
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound
  • Intra-operative neurophysiologic monitoring
  • Musculoskeletal ultrasound
  • Functional swallowing evaluation
  • Gait laboratory
  • WALK unit

The Rehab Ward and OPD Services

     The Rehab Ward is avaiable for patients requiring an intensive rehabilitation program and paramedical team support. It is a 16-bed capacity ward inclusive of 2 isolation beds, 4 amputee ward beds, 5 male and 5 female ward beds.
     The Rehab OPD Service caters to more than 50 patients a day, handling medical consultations for simple low back pain, musculoskeletal problems, to more chronic disabilities brought about by neurologic conditions and amputations.

Paramedical Services

Physical therapy
  • Therapeutic modalities
  • Therapeutic exercises

Occupational Therapy
  • Bracing & splinting
  • ADL & skills training
  • Feeding & swallowing training

Speech Therapy

  • Psychometric testing
  • Counseling

Orthotics and Prosthetics


     The department is also active in various out-of-hospital activities and outreach program that cater to the sick and the disabled.

Schedule of Events