Rehabilitation Medicine and Therapy Services

UAB Rehabilitation Medicine and Therapy Services is part of UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center, one of the leading providers of comprehensive physical medicine and rehabilitation in the southeast. We treat our patients with a multi-specialty approach that combines inpatient and outpatient rehab and nursing care with dietary, respiratory, and social services.

Outpatient Clinics and Programs

  • Amputee Clinic
  • Arthritis
  • Audiology
  • Balance and vestibular training
  • Brain Injury Clinic
  • Burns
  • Cancer Clinic
  • Congenital deformity
  • Cardiac Clinic
  • Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program
  • Driver rehabilitation
  • Electromyography (EMG) Clinic 
  • General/Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Locomotor training
  • Psychology (Neuropsychology and Rehabilitative Psychology)
  • Occupational Health (The Workplace)
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Orthotics and Prosthetics Clinic
  • Pain Clinic
  • Physical Therapy
  • Pressure Injury Clinic
  • Spain Rehabilitation pool
  • Spasticity Clinic
  • Speech Therapy
  • Spinal Cord Clinic
  • Stroke Clinic
  • Transverse Myelitis Clinic
  • Urology Clinic
  • Wheelchair seating and positioning 
  • Women’s Health Clinic (for women with disabilities)

Inpatient Services

  • Amputations
  • Arthritis
  • Brain injury
  • Burns
  • Stroke
  • Congenital deformity
  • Hip fractures
  • Major multiple trauma
  • Neurological disorders (including transverse myelitis, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, polyneuropathy, Guillain-Barre syndrome, and others)
  • Orthopaedic conditions
  • Post-surgical and reconstructive treatment of pressure injuries
  • Psychology (neuropsychology and rehabilitative psychology)
  • Spinal cord injury

Spain Rehabilitation Center (SRC) has treated more than 450,000 patients since opening in 1964. Our care team includes specialists from many areas of UAB Medicine, and they use their unique skills and expertise to evaluate and treat each patient. These patient care teams include physiatrists (doctors who specialized in rehabilitation medicine), nurses, nurse practitioners, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech/language pathologists, psychologists, social workers, rehabilitation professionals, and other health care providers as needed. Our clinicians have the expertise and compassion necessary to develop comprehensive care plans to help patients overcome difficulties and pursue their goals.

SRC’s Spinal Cord Injury (SCI) Model System of Care has had continuous funding since 1972, our National SCI Statistical Center has been funded since 1985, and the Traumatic Brain Injury Model System of Care since 1998. The Samuel Stover, MD, Assistive Technology Laboratory was established in 2008 with major funding from the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. The lab allows spinal cord injury patients to use computer-based equipment to help them deal with disabilities. In 2010, SRC developed its first neuroregenerative science research program, which explores the possibilities of regrowing or repairing nerve tissue, cells, and other bodily building blocks to restore lost function to the brain and spinal cord.

Care Providers


  • Spinal Cord Injury
    Learn how spinal cord injuries are managed at UAB Spain Rehabilitation Center.
  • Stroke Rehabilitation Program provider
    Stroke Rehabilitation Program
    Learn more about the Stroke Rehabilitation Program at Spain Rehabilitation Center.
  • Stroke Recovery
    Stroke Recovery
  • Professional Insights into Managing Pregnancy after Spinal Cord Injury
    Professional Insights into Managing Pregnancy after Spinal Cord Injury
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    Traumatic Brain Injury

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