This issue of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Clinics, guest edited by Drs. Eapen Blessen and David Cifu, will discuss a number of important topics related to Polio. This issue of one of four issues selected each year by series Consulting Editor, Santos Martinez. Topics covered in the issue will cover the following, in relation to Telerehabiliation: spinal cord injury, amputee rehabiliation, stroke, traumatic brain injury, pain management, MS/ALS, pediatric care, geriatric care, wound management, persons with disabilities, postoperative orthopedic care, telewellness, logistics of telerehab and innovative approaches to delivering therapy.
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David Xavier Cifu is an American physiatrist, researcher, and medical educator. He is the Associate Dean for Innovation and System Integration in the School of Medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine, the chairman and Herman J. Flax M.D. Professor of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Virginia Commonwealth University, staff physiatrist at the Hunter Holmes McGuire Veterans Administration Medical Center, founding director of the VCU-Center for Rehabilitation Science and Engineering and senior TBI specialist in the Department of Veterans Affairs' Veterans Health Administration.
Professor and Chairman, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia; National Director for Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services, Office of Rehabilitation and Prosthetic Services, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Washington, District of Columbia
Blessen Eapen is the Chief of the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Department at the VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System and is a Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Eapen is a physiatrist, researcher, and medical educator who has received numerous professional awards and honors and has authored many peer-reviewed publications, chapters and books in the field of rehabilitation medicine
Medical Director of the Polytrauma Transitional Rehabilitation Program, South Texas Veternas Health Care System, Department of Polytrauma/ PMΡ Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, San Antonio Texas
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