Items Tagged ‘rehabilitation’

UCLA Health partners to open groundbreaking rehabilitation hospital

October 4, 2016

UCLA Health partners to open groundbreaking rehabilitation hospital

By uclahealth uclahealth

In a unique joint-venture partnership, UCLA Health has joined forces with Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Select Medical to open the West’s largest acute inpatient rehabilitation hospital. The California Rehabilitation Institute (CRI) welcomed its first patient on July 21. Located in Century City, CRI features 138 private rooms where patients can receive advanced treatments as they […]

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Tags: acute inpatient rehabilitation, brain injuries, California Rehabilitation Institute, cancer, inpatient rehabilitation, neuromuscular illness, orthopaedic injuries, rehabilitation, rehabilitation specialists, Select Medical, spinal-cord injuries, stroke


Suspect a brain injury? Follow these 6 tips for the best care

April 8, 2016

Suspect a brain injury? Follow these 6 tips for the best care

By Elaine Schmidt elaineschmidt

Severe bumps to the head can happen during sports practice, kids’ play dates and even household accidents. Knowing when to seek care for head injuries can mean the difference between a full recovery and a lifelong disability or death. Dr. Paul Vespa, director of UCLA Health’s neurocritical care program, offers six tips to ensure the […]

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Tags: concussion, Dr. Paul Vespa, neurocritical care, neurology, rehabilitation, TBI, traumatic brain injury, UCLA Brain Injury Research Center, UCLA Steve Tisch BrainSPORT Program


July 30, 2013

UCLA saved my mom!

By Lissa mburris4_bv

On Feb 4, 2012 I thought it was a regular day, but I got a phone call says my mom was being rushed to the hospital because she was in a accident. I later found out it was pedestrian vs car and not just a regular car accident. She was in critical condition and would […]

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Tags: orthopedic, patient stories, rehabilitation, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center