Health Sciences Campus


Welcome to the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Brody School of Medicine, East Carolina University. Our faculty, residents and staff are committed to helping our patients regain their optimal level of functioning after illness or injury.

Our clinical services are offered in the following locations:

Family Medicine Center
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Center
Vidant Rehabilitation Center
Wound Healing Center

PM&R faculty publish article in Practical Neurology

 Their article titled Stroke Patient Rehabilitation appeared in the January 2018 issue of Practical Neurology. Here is an excerpt of the article:

Stroke is the second leading cause of death after ischemic heart disease; there were 6.5 million stroke-related deaths worldwide in 2013.1 Approximately 795,000 strokes occur in the United States each year, with an average incidence of new stroke every 40 seconds and death from stroke every 4 minutes. Those who survive stroke are often left with a wide range of neurologic deficits that directly affect their all-cause mortality outcome. It is therefore essential to maximize stroke survivors' structure and function in order to improve their quality of life and reduce their all-cause mortality.

Read the full article.