Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation

Our Pediatric Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit is located within University of Michigan Health C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital. The unit supports children and adolescents from infants to 21 years old. We provide specialized and comprehensive rehabilitation care, while allowing children to remain connected to top-ranked pediatric specialty services throughout the hospital. Year after year, Mott is ranked among the nation’s best children’s hospitals by U.S. News & World Report in each of the ten specialties evaluated, meaning your child is in the best of hands.

Our inpatient rehabilitation service is staffed by pediatric rehabilitation physicians who have experience managing complex rehabilitation needs. Among the conditions we treat are:

  • Stroke
  • Brain injury
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Neurological disorders
  • Traumatic and orthopedic injuries
  • Amputations
  • Cancer
  • Burns
  • Chronic ventilator dependence
  • Disability related to medical illnesses

The rehabilitation team assists families in planning a path toward increased independence and safety at home. While every child’s needs are unique, the rehabilitation team can include:

  • The patient and family members
  • Pediatric rehabilitation physicians
  • Pediatric nurses
  • Social workers
  • Physical and occupational therapists
  • Speech-language pathologists
  • Rehabilitation psychologists 
  • Rehabilitation engineers
  • Recreational therapists
  • Hospital school teachers
  • And many others, depending on the patient’s needs

Rehabilitation teams meet weekly to monitor each child’s progress and provide collaborative, individualized care. At discharge, families will be connected to appropriate therapy services, medical follow-up plans, and any necessary equipment.

For more information or to make a referral, please contact:

Phone: 734-936-7059
Fax: 734-232-1224
[email protected]

Case managers may also send referrals via Allscripts.