U.S. Department of Health and Human Services



Assistive Technology Products

Find information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment available to assist people with disabilities.

Review Date: June 01, 2015


Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation is a multi-pronged program designed to help you return to better health, whether you've had a heart attack, heart surgery or certain other heart conditions.

Review Date: October 30, 2014

Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research

Daily Activities After Hip Replacement Surgery

Be aware of some of the changes that you need to make in carrying out your daily activities after a hip replacement surgery.

Review Date: December 12, 2014

American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Dance Therapy

Dance therapy is the therapeutic use of movement to improve the mental and physical well being of a person. Learn how it is used to promote health and healing.

Review Date: April 01, 2015

American Cancer Society

Directory of Organizations for Athletes with Disabilities

This directory contains resources for athletes with disabilities who wish to engage in sports competitions and activities, and for physiatrists and the general public who would like to volunteer with these organizations.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Find A Dance Therapist

Find a dance/movement therapist by location and specialty. Dance/Movement therapy professionals enter the profession with a Master's degree and supervised clinical internship.

Review Date: November 13, 2014

American Dance Therapy Association

Find a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Physician

Use this database to locate a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician in your geographic area. Search by state, or by the physician's last name, city, area code, zip code, or country.

Review Date: December 04, 2012

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Find A Physical Therapist

Find a physical therapist by specialty, practice area, and more.

Review Date: October 31, 2011

American Physical Therapy Association

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults - Description of Services- (PDF)

Learn about services offered at the Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youths and Adults (HKNC), the only national vocational and rehabilitation program exclusively serving youths and adults who are deaf-blind.

Review Date: February 01, 2013

Helen Keller National Center for Deaf-Blind Youth and Adults

HOPE: The Stroke Recovery Guide- (PDF)

This guide offers information to help you on your road to recovery from stroke, including post-stroke issues, prevention, exercises, and recommendations. The guide is available online, Print copies may be ordered by calling 1-800-STROKES.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

National Stroke Association

Recovering From Stroke

Stroke may cause temporary or permanent weakness or paralysis on one side of the body. Learn how occupational therapists can help stroke survivors regain their strength to again engage in daily activities.

Review Date: December 12, 2014

American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Stroke: Recovery Fact Sheet Series

This page links to recovery fact sheets on stroke, including information on sleep disorders, dealing with pain, coping with emotions, managing fatigue and more.

Review Date: March 31, 2015

National Stroke Association

Tips for New Amputees and their Families and Friends

Most of the members of the National Amputation Foundation have been living with amputations for most of their adult lives. Learn more about their direct experiences, as well as those of recent amputees.

Review Date: March 12, 2013

National Amputation Foundation

What Is a Physiatrist?

This fact sheet contains basic consumer health information about this medical specialty -- physical medicine and rehabilitation.

Review Date: March 14, 2011

American Academy of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

What Is Cardiac Rehabilitation?

Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a medically supervised program that helps improve the health and well-being of people who have heart problems. Learn more about cardiac rehab on this page.

Review Date: December 17, 2014

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

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